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Downloadable study data on cannabis use or work ethic in the 1970s? Sure!

Published March 11, 2016 by Mark Bodnar

Consider this... Research did not begin on the day the WWW was invented in 1989.  

Obvious? Sure. But most of us (myself included) are so addicted to the easy access, downloading, and manipulation of online data, that we have blinders on when it comes to older data -- we assume it doesn't exist, will be too hard to transcribe from print, or will be impossible to find.

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