1988 CE
The U.S. senate allocates more funding to anti-drug efforts

In Washington, DEA Judge Francis Young concludes at the end of a lengthy legal process that "Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man". He recommends that medical use of marijuana should be allowed, for certain life- or sense-threatening illnesses. The DEA administrator rejects the ruling. US Senate adds $2.6 Billion to federal anti-drug efforts.

Source: In the matter of marijuana rescheduling petition (1988). Drug Enforcement Administration.

Drugs: Cannabis (marijuana)
Regions: USA (United States of America)
Topics: Medicinal use of drugs