Sweet Marijuana Precode, 1934

The Saturday Night Kid, 1929 banned poster under the Hollywood Code for Clara Bow lifting her dress.   The Hollywood Code Even before audio was introduced to cinema many were already trying to censor what was shown on the big Read More …

Narcotics supplier, 1951

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

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:

Dope Raid, 1951

“Dope Raid” Alfred Perez – 24 years (narcotic suspect) on the Left; Ray Huber (officer) on the Right examining confiscated marijuana. Police headquarters Los Angeles, California – May 16, 1951 Share page on:

Peyote & Cannabis Raid, 1958

Robert King, Sgt. State Narcotics inspector and John O’Grady of LAPD Narcotics Bureau, examine some of the peyote & cannabis picked up in a raid.  California, 1958   Share page on:

World War on Weed, 1961

“Governments of opium-producing Parties are required to “purchase and take physical possession of such crops as soon as possible” after harvest to prevent diversion into the illicit market.” -from the The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs in 1961 Opium meditations 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 …

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