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Position Statement on Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence: Update on Marijuana and Cocaine
Am J Psychiatry 1987;144:698-702.
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1987 American Psychiatric Association

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This statement is an adjunct to the position statement on substance abuse published in the June 1981 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, which emphasizes diagnosis and treatment. It replaces the position statement on marijuana laws published in the May 1979 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. The statement was prepared by the Committee on Drug Abusea of the Council on Psychiatric Services and was approved by the Assembly in November 1986 and by the Board of Trustees in December 1986.

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