The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 effectively made possession or transfer of
cannabis illegal throughout the United States under federal law, excluding
medical and ...
A brief history of how marijuana became illegal in the United States. A tale of
racism, greed, and politics.
Marijuana is not illegal because it is unhealthy (it's not) or because it has
negative effects on the mind (it doesn't). There is no logical or sound reason why
American production of hemp was encouraged by the government in the 17th
century for the production of rope, sails, and clothing. (Marijuana is the mixture of
In order to fight the argument that marijuana
has no medical use, legalization advocates need to highlight the effects it has had on the lives of people who have used the drug for medical reasons.
is often thought of as a drug for hippies and losers. Marijua
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Jan 21, 2014 ... There is certainly a financial and human cost to keeping marijuana illegal and we
can see it in our prisons. But, there would be an even larger ...
Jun 28, 2015 ... That same year, the Marijuana Tax Act was passed, which made it so it was
illegal to have marijuana unless it was for specific medical or ...
Oct 9, 2014 ... How Did Marijuana Become Illegal in the First Place? ... marijuana is not as
dangerous as alcohol, why was it made illegal in the first place?”.
1 day ago ... Everywhere else in the country, we could be smoking weed with illegal pesticide
on it and we'd never know because we usually don't know ...
May 31, 2015 ... I came across a video this week that sums up how marijuana became illegal in
the first place in America, in just 94 seconds. If you know ...