Pharmacological Comparison to Alcohol and Tobacco

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The Extent of Pharmacological Research:

“Our studies of cannabinoids over the past 22 years have touched upon virtually every aspect of their actions.”

Hollister, L. “Peregrinations Among Drugs of Dependence: Nathan B. Eddy Memorial Award Lecture.” In: Problems of Drug Dependence, 1989. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc. Harris, L.(ed.), National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Monograph 95.Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1990. pg. 36-43. pg.42.

The Relative Abuse Potential of Marijuana:

“Compared with other licit social drugs, such as alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, marijuana does not pose greater risks.”

Hollister, L.E.(1986), “Health Aspects of Cannabis”, Pharmacological Reviews, 38:1, 1-20. pg. 17.