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The 420 Experience: Resources and Research on Cannabis

This research guide aims to both summarize resources on campus and to provide resources for further reading based on multiple frames of analysis: health/medicine, economics, (de)criminalization, among others.

Why Frames of Analysis?

Rather than to approach such a complex issue with a pro or con attitude, this guide aims to provide a more well-rounded approach by providing a variety of resources and perspectives to serve as jumping off points for research around different focal points.

Best Bets

Time crunch? We suggest the following resources/searches as best bets for this topic:

  • Medicinal Use: Search PubMed Central with Medical Subject Headings to find current research
  • Health Concerns:
  • Economic Considerations:
  • Policy and Legislature:
  • Historical Approaches: