Throughout the 19th century, both physicians and natural practitioners widely prescribed cannabis extract for their patients. It is expected that this work will prove interesting and/or valuable to pain sufferers, medical practitioners, chronics -- and anyone else who is interested in the history of marijuana. From the Afterword: US citizens awoke to a new drug war on January 1st, 1907 with the inception of the Pure Food and Drug Act. Subsequently state-wide criminalization was introduced in California (1915), Texas (1919), Louisiana (1924), and New York (1927).
This coffee table size (208 pp., large format) volume provides approximately 75 full-text 19th century medical marijuana articles for modern readers.
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