Fragrant Flower Shop, 1954

Fragrant Flower Shop “FLOWERS AND DOPE: Figuring prominently in yesterday’s major dope arrests was the Fragrant Flower Shop, at 729 Washington-st, San Francisco… The shop was a ‘front’ for dope dealings.” April 5, 1954 Share page on:

Hopping for Change, 1967

Joint Factory’, John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins rolling Marijuana Joints ready for a Party, London, ca. 1964 Hopping for Change In 1967 photographer, club owner and co-founder of the Newspaper ‘the International Times’ John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins was arrested for marijuana possession in Read More …

Alleged Marijuana Plants Seized, 1969

“Patrolman Carl Klutz with alleged marijuana plant seized on Carolina Street in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district. Two people were arrested, including one suspect armed with a rifle. Three kilos in all were seized. The two were booked on charges Read More …

Narcotics Bust, 1952

‘Narcotics bust’: Officer Douglas Ingram posing with plants and rolled marijuana.  Van Nuys, California November 20,1952         Share page on:

Pouring out the Loot, 1952

“Narcotics ring broken…$30,000 worth taken”, A.V. Beckner poses pouring out loot.  Los Angels, California. March 11, 1952         Share page on:

Kosmic Kisses, 1974

Marijuana cookies and “Kosmic Kisses” seized in narcotics raid on Sanchez Street in San Francisco.  These three jars a marijuana confections apparently intended to give ‘orgasmic delight’ over the holidays, were confiscated by police. The “kisses” and cookies carried a Read More …

Machete C.A.M.P, 1985

Once we had all reached the marijuana fields on that hot day, the press was allowed a photo opportunity… Barry Inman was the only one I saw with a machete, which he happily wielded on plant after plant… “I love Read More …

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:

Gas Mask Puff, 1969

 “We’d take a gas mask and take the filters out and tape over them, and just make a hole in one of the filters. We’d stick a joint in the gas mask and puff like mad, just keep breathing until Read More …

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