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ings in cities across the nation, including confidential sessions with marijuana users, and studied studied effects on long-term long-term long-term users in Jamaica, ureece, uxua and Afghanistan. The commission sponsored a nationwide survey of beliefs and attitudes concerning marijuana. marijuana. It found that an estimated estimated 24 million Americans have tried the stuff, 8.3 million still use it and 500,000 use it at least daily. In recommending decriminalization decriminalization of marijuana use, the commission urged a scheme similar to that which existed for alcohol during Prohibition. During that era production or sale of alcohol was illegal, but only five states had penalties for personal possession of it.