Research Guide: Medical Marijuana

Background Information

More books on this topic can be found using the Library's catalog.

Dying to Get High: Marijuana as Medicine RM 666.C 266 C 53 2008
Legalizing Marijuana: Drug Policy Reform and Prohibition Politics HV 5822. M 3 G 47 2004
Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base RM 666. C 266 M 365 1999
Marijuana as Medicine? The Science Beyond the Controversy Online only
Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot RM 666. C 266 R 36 1998

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier

This multidisciplinary database is a great place to search for articles on any topic. It can help you locate the articles about the movement to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Legal Collection

This database contains articles, written by legal experts, about marijuana and its status across the United States. It will also contain information about relevant court cases.


This general medical database contains articles about the effects of marijuana as both a medical treatment and as an illegal drug.

Web Resources

Medical Marijuana Debate (Federal and State Government Sites and Documents)

This link provides a current list of state and federal government websites and documents about the medical marijuana debate. It includes material covering both the legal and medical aspects.

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