Blurred boundaries: the therapeutics and politics of medical marijuana.

@article{Bostwick2012BlurredBT,
  title={Blurred boundaries: the therapeutics and politics of medical marijuana.},
  author={John Michael Bostwick},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          172-86
        }
}
  • J. Bostwick
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Mayo Clinic proceedings
For 5 millennia, Cannabis sativa has been used throughout the world medically, recreationally, and spiritually. From the mid-19th century to the 1930s, American physicians prescribed it for a plethora of indications, until the federal government started imposing restrictions on its use, culminating in 1970 with the US Congress classifying it as a Schedule I substance, illegal, and without medical value. Simultaneous with this prohibition, marijuana became the United States' most widely used… Expand
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