Rio Seizure, 1967

‘Three bags containing marijuana seized at Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the military dictatorship.’ October 4, 1967     Share page on:

Square Grouper, 1979

U.S. Custom Agents pose on fast boat filled bales of marijuana, Florida Keys, 1979   Catching the limit for Square Grouper… 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:

The Cowboy Smugglers, 1890

‘Los charros contrabandistas’  (The Cowboy Smugglers), 1890 dice game Gameboard for dice game of the ‘Cowboy Smugglers’ shows Mexican cowboys in charro outfits on horseback, lassoing the 64 spaces on the board. The accompanying text, upper right, provides the rules Read More …

Hippies Claim Dope Imports Improving, 1969

Hippies Claim Dope Imports Improving One beautiful by product of being 6% of the worlds population and polluting and owning 60% of the planets wealth is our newest colonies finest import – Vietnamese Marijuana. As our heroic men smoke dope 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 …

A Smugglers Tale, 1736

“The ship was moor’d—the oars were plied— The boats moved on athwart the tide, And steered their course direct to land, Well fraught with goods, though contraband. The landsmen gathered there in swarms, Receiv’d the same with open arms; And, Read More …

Coals to Newcastle, 1978

“It’s about trying to frame something. And draw attention to it and say, “Here’s the beauty in this. I’m going to put a frame around it, and I think this is beautiful.” That’s what artists do. It’s really a pointing Read More …

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