"...The dope begins its DEADLY WORK of arousing SEXUAL PASSIONS... with no restraint as to COLOR or RACE!"
Rev. Robert James Devine, 'Assassin of Youth: Marihuana' 1943
"marihuana leads to pacifism and communist brainwashing!"
Federal Bureau of Narcotics Chief Harry J. Anslinger 1948
"A California man decapitated his best friend while under the violent spell of the smoke!"
Newsweek August 14, 1937
"Under [MARIHUANA'S] influence, prison inmates fall desperately in love with each other, just as they would with women outside prison walls!"
Earle Albert Rowell & Robert Rowell, 'On the Trail of Marihuana the Weed of Madness', 1939
"reefer makes darkies think they're as good as white men."
Harry J. Anslinger, 1929
"Was it marijuana, the new Mexican drug, that nerved the murderous arm of Clara Phillips when she hammered out her victim's life in Los Angeles? ...three-forth's of the crimes of violence in this country today are committed by dope slaves - that is a matter of cold record."
Annie Laurie's column, Hearst newspapers nationwide, date unknown
"Permanent brain damage is one of the inevitable results of the use of marijuana."
Ronald Reagan, 1974
"Marijuana leads to homosexuality... and therefore to AIDS."
White House Drug Czar Carlton Turner, 1986
"Marijuana is ten times more dangerous than twenty years ago."
Presidential Candidate Bill Clinton, 1992
"The shift to Class C - which meant most users faced a simple ticking off if caught - has coincided with an explosion in drug crime and several brutal cannabis-related murders."
The Daily Mail, 29th April 2008
"Cannabis 'is making teenagers impotent', say doctors"
The Daily Mail, 28th April 2008
"(But) I think people know my view about cannabis and particularly about this lethal version of it, skunk."
Gordon Brown, GMTV, Tuesday 29 April
Je suis sur que tout ca n'est pas fondé.
Bien au contraire, fumer du schnik permet aux jeunes de trouver un dynamisme, une énergie qu'ils n'auraient pas sinon.
Je vous laisse faut que j'y retourne
Deux petits docus terribles de Kevin Booth
How weed won the west (2010).
American drug war (2007)