"Marijuana is like Coors beer. If you could buy the damn stuff at a Georgia filling station, you’d decide you wouldn’t want it."

Jimmy Carter’s brother Billy, on legalization.

Newsweek November 14, 1977



1937- Newsweek Introduces “Reefer” to the Masses

"…Inhaling the smoke-which is held in the lungs as long as possible-impels some users to lassitude, others to violence.  Generally, however, subjective reactions stick to one well-defined track:

Half an hour after smoking a reefer, the subject become jovial, carefree, and capable of raw feats of strength.  Hallucinations follow: space expands and time slows down; a minute seems like a day and a room looks like a place viewed from the large end of a pair of binoculars…”                           August 14, 1937

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