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1936 – New Medications Supplant Marijuana as Treatment for Pain

“By the end of 1936… all 48 states had enacted laws to regulate marijuana. Its decline in medicine was hastened by the development of aspirin, morphine, and then other opium-derived drugs, all of which helped to replace marijuana in the treatment of pain and other medical conditions in Western medicine.”