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Unformatted text preview: Marijuana is also a slang word for herb. Questionable To some it safer than aspirin, and less dangerous than cocaine There is no true sources that support part of this (safer than aspirin) but marijuana cannot be abused (overdose) compared to cocaine, which makes marijuana safer Cocaine can prescribed to patients, but not marijuana Cocaine is a drug that was used in the 1870s as a local anesthetic for eye surgery, etc. This piece of information is supported by the following Encyclopedia: Source Citation CAULKINS, JONATHAN P. "Policy Alternatives." Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior . Ed. Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt. 2nd ed. Vol. 2. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. 878-882. Gale Virtual Reference Library . Web. 20 Oct. 2010....
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