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Marijuana Legalization

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Marijuana Legalization.

Background Information

Though widely prohibited since the early twentieth century in the United States, in recent years states such as Illinois, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska have decriminalized possession of marijuana for both personal and medical use. Use the following sources to learn more about the the ethical, legal, moral, and logistical aspects of marijuana legalization.