Published Online: 1 October 1974
Page Count: 7
Pharmacologist, General Medical Research, Veterans Administration Hospital and associate professor, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, La.
Medical student, Louisiana State University Medieal School, Shreveport, La.
Associate professor, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, La.
Direetor, Northwest Criminology Laboratory, Shreveport, La.
(Received 26 February 1974; accepted 4 April 1974)
In the last decade marihuana consumption in the United States has increased dramatically. A recent government estimate suggested that sufficient illicit marihuana is available in this country to provide 10 cigarettes per capita. Criminal penalties for possession of marihuana in this country are assigned for possession of defined quantities of marihuana and its identification as Cannabis sativa by microscopic and/or chemical tests.
Paper ID: JFS10480J