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Jill Long Thompson: How we should discuss marijuana

In 1972, the United States National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse issued a report, “Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding,” that recommended moving away from the criminalization of personal marijuana use and replacing it with a policy to discourage its use. A half-century later, marijuana possession remains a federal crime. While there is widespread agreement that current federal policy is falling short, there is disagreement on how best to move forward.
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Jill Long Thompson: With marijuana, we need a commission and a national conversation

In 1972, the United States National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse issued a report, Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding, that recommended moving away from the criminalization of personal marijuana use and replacing it with a policy to discourage its use. A half century later marijuana possession remains a federal crime. While there is widespread agreement that current federal policy is falling short, there is disagreement on how best to move forward.
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