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Cannabis nation : control and consumption in Britain, 1928-2008 /

Main Author: Mills, James H., 1970-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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Table of 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.