August 2, 2023

Reefer Racism

by Not Past It

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On August 2nd 1937, Congress passed a nation-wide tax making cannabis so expensive it was virtually illegal. Around the same time, weed was thought to be the root of violent crimes. While the science was non-existent...there was racist propaganda. This episode originally aired on August 3, 2022. 

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