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❝ When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, the federal government put marijuana in the category of the nation’s most dangerous drugs, along with LSD, heroin and mescaline.
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It ain’t easy being green. Or historically it hasn’t been, at least.
Pot hasn’t had a very chill time of it in our culture—from the racist inception of marijuana laws early in the century, to the “Reefer Madness” of the midcentury, to the drug wars of the ‘80s. 247 more words