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Saturday Matinee: Reefer Madness the Movie Musical

The earliest version of Reefer Madness was released in 1936. It was financed by a church group who intended it to be a morality tale warning parents of supposed dangers of cannabis use and helped prime the public for prohibitionist … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Marijuana–Debunked

The more research is released, the more legalization makes sense. By Owen Poindexter Source: Alternet Back in the 1930s, the arguments to criminalize cannabis were bizarre and openly racist. The anti-pot crusader Harry Anslinger made all sorts of over-the-top claims, … Continue reading

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