EP. 59 - The War on Drugs: A History of Drug Criminalization in the U.S.
Description: Over the last century, there has been an unrelenting war on drugs in the United States that has had a complicated and problematic history. On this episode of the Know Your Dose Podcast, Nadeem and Derek discuss this vast history including where the idea for criminalizing drugs such as cannabis came from, how the criminalization of cocaine, heroin, and alcohol paved the way for cannabis criminalization, and why 1970 was the turning point. They end the episode discussing what they believe can be learned from our 100+ years of a war on drugs. Get ready to learn about this unsettling assault on societal freedom, and get the record straight on the course of cannabis criminalization throughout history!
Show Notes (People / Products / Mentions):
- Baked Bros - The History of the War on Drugs
- War on Drugs - Timeline in America, Definition, and Facts
- Baked Bros - The History of the Word Marijuana
- Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to Begin Dismissing Marijuana Charges
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