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6 Ways Marijuana Prohibition Is Tied to Racism[12-25-01] Not Good for ‘Degenerate’ Races

It started with Harry Anslinger, considered “the father of the war on weed.” He was the first commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, which later became the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). He said marijuana had an “effect on the degenerate races” and made its prohibition a top priority.

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  1. This article is a MESS. "The insecurities around sex go back centuries, and there was the thought that “this marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes.”.

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