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Over 22 million marijuana arrests later, the political consequences of Reefer Madness are still being hidden from the American people.
Starting with the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission Report in 1893 ending with the US Drug Czar's own Institute of Medicine report in 1999, no major study has found any basis for the criminalization of cannabis.
Very simply, marijuana legalization is not some wild experiment that has never been done before. And now, of course, we are beginning to see the same experience in some places in the United States.