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National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse 1971 Poll

February 01, 2019

In response to the growing prevalence of marijuana use in youth culture in the U.S., President Richard Nixon appointed the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, better known as the Shafer Commission, in the early 1970s to determine the extent of marijuana and other drug use in the United States and to make recommendations about marijuana policy. See the full article in Topics at a Glance here.