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The Marijuana Hemp Conspiracy Part Two
 Part of channel(s): Yoursay (promoted)


A media blitz of ‘yellow journalism’ raged in the late 1920s and 1930s. Hearst’s newspapers ran stories emphasizing the horrors of marijuana. The menace of

marijuana made headlines. Readers learned that it was responsible for everything from car accidents to loose morality.

Films like Reefer Madness (1936), Marijuana: Assassin of Youth (1935) and Marijuana: The Devil’s Weed (1936) were propaganda designed by these industrialists

to create an enemy. Their purpose was to gain public support so that anti-marijuana laws could be passed.

Examine the following quotes from The Burning Question, aka Reefer Madness:

a violent narcotic;

acts of shocking violence;

incurable insanity;

soul-destroying effects;

under the influence of the drug he killed his entire family with an ax;

more vicious, more deadly even than these soul-destroying d

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Added: Apr-3-2009 Occurred On: Apr-3-2009
By: Teahupoo
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