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Mills, James H., 1970-
Cannabis nation : control and consumption in Britain, 1928-2008 / James H. Mills
1st ed
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV5822.C3 M55 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cannabis -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Cannabis -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Cannabis -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Cannabis -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Cannabis -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Cannabis -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Marijuana abuse -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Marijuana abuse -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Social control -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Social control -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century
Physical Description ix, 292 p. : 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [272]-282) and index
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. "Frost is the only thing which kills it": Lascars, the drugs branch, and doctors, c. 1928-c. 1945 -- 3. "Egypt was taking strong action against the traffic in hashish": "loco-weed", the League of Nations, and the British Empire, c. 1928-c. 1945 -- 4. "The prevalence of hashish smoking among the coloured men": migration, communism, and crime, 1945-1962 -- 5. "Considered to be without medical justification": science, medicine, and committees, 1945-1961 -- 6. "Cannabis was spreading to white people": new consumers, new controls, 1962-1971 -- 7. "The British compromise": devolved power and the domestic consumer, 1971-1997 -- 8. "I have decided to reclassify cannabis, subject to parliamentary approval": legislators, law-enforcers, campaigns, and classification, 1997-2008 -- 9. Conclusion

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