Homemade Marijuana Pipe, 1974

“Homemade Marijuana Pipe” from a press release photo in Gulfport, Florida. 1974   Gulfport- What do a wine bottle, a piece of construction pipe and some aluminum foil have in common? They can all be used to make marijuana pipes. Read More …

Marihuana Smokers Arrested, 1913

Marihuana Smokers Arrested Even before cannabis became illegal under a local El Paso city ordinance in 1914, El Paso police found a way to enforce the imaginary… My favorite form of cannabis measurement…   The “Bucket”   Marihuana Smokers Arrested Charged Read More …

The Expectant Hand, 1909

Union Square at the Broadway Bowery by Artist Albertus Del Orient Browere painted it from memory in 1885     The Expectant Hand   One of my favorite articles from yesteryear… This story takes place right in present day Union Read More …

Perfectly Baked, 1921

Wage Campaign on “Indian Hemp” Las Animas, Colorado, Dec. 22 Vigorous measures to stamp out production of “Indian Hemp” are being taken by Bent County officials following the discovery here of several gardens in which the plant was being cultivated. Read More …

Something Going On, 1930

In the Clutches of the Gang (1914) Movie   Something In Brooklyn, a vague person telephoned police headquarters. “There is something going on here,” he said. Six plain-clothes detectives and four patrolmen went to investigate. Presently the vague person again Read More …

Our Home Hasheesh Crop, 1926

Hemp plant workers, Mapleton, Minnesota 1943 Our Home Hasheesh Crop The hemp plant, the source of the drug hasheesh, is one of the commonest weeds of the country; but there is little danger that it will seriously promote the drug Read More …

Machine for beating out hemp seed, 1943

“Machine for beating out hemp seed” Printed in the Extension Circular No. 400 published by the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station in 1943 Share page on:

The English Flower, 1906

“well-grown plants looking graceful. It should be sown in the open ground” – ‘The English flower garden and home grounds’ by William Robinson 1906 The English flower garden and home grounds – William Robinson 1906   Cannabis Sativa (Hemp Plant) Read More …

Many Ways in Which the Potent Drug is Smuggled, 1904

Many Ways in Which the Potent Drug is Smuggled “An Egyptian smoker of hasheesh is even a more helpless slave then the Chinese opium fiend. He knows that in the end he will become a madman, yet he rushes toward Read More …

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