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NCJ Number: 31042 Find in a Library
Title: MARIJUANA MERRY-GO-ROUND
Journal: JOURNAL OF POLICE SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION  Volume:3  Issue:4  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:387-393
Author(s): M D MOORE
Corporate Author: Northwestern University
School of Law
Managing Editor
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR REVIEWS THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND HEALTH ISSUES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE DEBATE SURROUNDING WHETHER OR NOT MARIJUANA USE SHOULD BE DECRIMINALIZED.
Abstract: THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED AS A RESPONSE TO 'POSITION PAPER ON MARIJUANA,' AN ARTICLE APPEARING IN THE MARCH 1975 ISSUE OF 'POLICE CHIEF.' IN THIS ARTICLE, THE AUTHOR, CHIEF E.M. DAVIS OF THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT, SUGGESTED THAT DECRIMINALIZATION OF MARIJUANA WAS TANTAMOUNT TO ABANDONMENT OF OUR CITIZENS, PARTICULARLY OUR YOUTH, TO PSYCHOLOGICAL, PHYSIOLOGICAL, AND SOCIOLOGICAL DESTRUCTION.
Index Term(s): Decriminalization; Marijuana
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