Ep. 368 - The Marijuana Experiment

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In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.
Show Notes: Young women were sequestered in a hospital ward for 98 days and administered daily doses of super-potent, government-grown marijuana. They smoked 2 joints a day while weaving macrame belts for money.
Their story is the subject of a new indie film, The Marijuana Conspiracy

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But it was first told to reporter Diana Zlomislic by Doreen Brown, who now bring it to us.

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