Narcotics supplier, 1951

“Narcotics supplier for juveniles”, Los Angeles, California – June 27, 1951   ‘Camp Fire Girls’ box had me rolling!     Share page on:

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 …

Dope Suspect, 1951

“Dope suspect”, Rudy Lara (suspect); officer Steve Broadhurst and officer Rocky Lucarelli find bags of marijuana hidden in car seats. Los Angeles, California August 20, 1951 Share page on:

Display of Marijuana, 1971

‘Sgt. John Jensen of the Salt Lake Police Department displays marijuana in its various forms and paraphernalia connected with the drug.  Jean Dean of the Ladies Petroleum Club looks on.’ Salt Lake City, Utah 1971     Share page on:

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 …

Authorities get a Handle on Hemp, 1877

The Illustrated Police News. Volume 21, Issue 541 – 3/10/1877   Authorities get a Handle on Hemp This little story from the 1877 Illustrated Police Newspaper is an example of the power of Hemp in the wrong hands… Hanging, beating, Read More …

Undercovers Protect Schools from Kids, 1986

“Undercover LAPD officers Dwane White (left), and Yolanda Gonzales appear at a press conference with Chief Daryl Gates, where Gates said the two were among eight undercover agents behind a narcotics operation at nine city high schools. They found 201 Read More …