Category Archives: prohibition

New Graphic Novel Tells The Story of Cannabis Prohibition in the United States

Did you know that in 2000 BCE India, cannabis farmers believed that the plant was created by a celestial tug of war between gods and demons? Or that the first recorded use of a joint was in 1850s Mexico? Did you know that during the Spanish conquests in 1519 CE, Cortes introduced hemp farming as […]

This Alcohol Industry Association Wants Cannabis Prohibition to End

A major player in the alcohol world is backing marijuana legalization, and it’s not shying away from sharing its position with those in power. The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) recently participated in a briefing on Capitol Hill to reiterate its stance that the feds should allow states to make their own decisions […]

Recreational marijuana prohibition is unconstitutional, Mexico supreme court rules

After issuing two rulings on Wednesday, Mexico has finally set a precedent deeming the country’s ban on marijuana to be unconstitutional. Mexico’s top court found that any punishment on adults related to consuming cannabis would go against their constitutional rights, according to an AP report. “That right is not absolute, and the consumption of certain […]