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In 1850, the U.S. Pharmacopeia listed marijuana as a recognized medicine. By 1875 "hasheesh houses"modeled after opium dents began to appear. Marijuana was not included in the regulations established by the 1941 Harrison Narcotic At, and in 1920s the traffic in marijuana for recreational use began to increase.
The attitude towards marijuana in the U.S. began to change in the 1930s when efforts were made to link the drug to crime. The press published sensational stories about the alleged harmful effects of marijuana. In 1937 the U.S. Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act, which outlawed the untaxed possession of the drug. Two years later, all legal medical marijuana products were removed from the market. Ironically, the same year, a commission report in New York cleared the drug of the charge of being "criminogenic"and attested to its relative harmlessness.
In 1941 marijuana was dropped from the U.S. Pharmacopeia.

-page 129 The War on Drugs: An International Encyclopedia by Ron Chepesiuk (1999)

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It seems like we are devolving medically. Treatments that were previously medically practiced are now once again becoming acceptable today. It is only a matter of time before this happens with marijuana.