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Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine Seminars

General Correspondence

The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL

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File consists of papers and general correspondence related to the seminar on, "The Medicalization of Cannabis", which was held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, on 24 March 2009. The seminar was part of the Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine meetings also known as the Witness Seminars. The transcript of this seminar was published as Volume 40 of the Witness Seminar series, S.M. Crowther, L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey (editors), The Medicalization of Cannabis, (London: Wellcome Trust, 2010).

Details of the seminar correspondence, primarily between the co-chairs (Professor Virginia Berridge and Professor Tilli Tansey), the advisers to the meeting (Professor Virginia Berridge and Suzanne Taylor), editors of the published transcript (S.M. Crowther, L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey) and others include:

List of attendees, suggested outline of meeting, control sheets concerning feedback on transcripts, publishing permissions and marketing leaflets for the meeting.

Handwritten notes and copies of e-mails regarding the organisation of the meeting and notes between the organisers and editors regarding the transcript and accommodating people's comments.

Documents include;

An abstract by S.G. Grayeff titled, "The Effects of Stimuli", which was not distributed at the seminar.

The report of a Royal College of Physicians working party titled, "Cannabis and Cannabis-based Medicines", published in December 2005.



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