When Did Marijuana Become Illegal in the USA?

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Marijuana became illegal in the USA in 1937. A federal act was passed illegalizing the drug. Before that year marijuana was used for medicinal purposes.
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Officially, marijuana becaume illegal in 1937 in the United States, when Harry Anslinger created first a fervor over sensational newspaper articles, then the law was passed through Congress because the Congress was outright lied to. Earlier it was taxed with the Harrison Act in 1914.
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