“Before Ronald Reagan’s crusade against crack, and Richard Nixon’s war on drugs, there was the ‘reefer madness’ campaign,” writes Sarah Hayley Barrett:
In the early 1900’s, cannabis was well-known as a plant with curative properties. It was listed in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia as medicine for over 100 illnesses.
But in 1930, Harry J. Anslinger was appointed commissioner of an entirely new department: the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and he made it his job to take down the plant.
A Dallas dude has discovered the dastardly truth about Mexicans: They are dope:
When a student at a Dallas community college searched “Mexican” on the popular online reference website Thesaurus.com for help with an essay, he found that 23 slang terms for marijuana come up.
The animated bong-burning homeboys (plus friends like animated Willie Nelson and animated Whoopie Goldberg) blaze a blunt for freedom in the Cheech and Chong Anthem (Weed Are the World).
The godfathers of weed humor Cheech and Chong are reuniting on the big screen in their first feature-length animated movie, which hits the theaters on April 18. The DVD release is 4/23. Whoever missed the opportunity to release this joint on 4/20 has probably already been fired. Take a hit of the trailer for Cheech and Chong’s Animated Movie! and spark a blunt for freedom.
- POCHO’s Subcommandante de la Cultura Victor Payan reviewed the movie’s soundtrack for the San Antonio Current.