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The Original Hysteria over Marijuana and Brain Damage

Modern science has disproved the hysterical claims used to justify marijuana prohibition when it was enacted by Congress in 1937. But these claims could have been disproved long ago.

Science Shows Cannabis Doesn’t Shrink Brains, Feds Think Otherwise

Two recently published studies might have put the last couple of nails in the coffin on the idea that smoking cannabis shrinks the brain, but the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) quickly jumped in to say it’s still too early to declare the ...

Reefer Madness Flashback: How One Article Shaped Modern Prohibition

A 1933 article about marijuana published in the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology explains a lot about why, in 2015, marijuana’s legalization is underway in the United States.

15 Hilariously Ridiculous Pieces of Anti-Marijuana Propaganda

Listen to Jesus, Jimmy! Just say 'No' to the marijuana... Or you can laugh hysterically at these preposterous anti-pot headlines instead. We're going with the second option. 

Critics: Pot Causes Crack Babies, Slavery to Vegetables

Marijuana is becoming so mainstream that some of its critics are resorting to rather bizarre arguments against it. Two absurd televised attacks in the last week highlight how marijuana prohibitionists are running low on negative things to say about pot.



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