Finding the Truth About Marijuana History
As an activist I have developed an extensive background in marijuana history while conducting my own “primary source” research for a book I have been putting together on the history of cannabis in America and how to legalize it in the future . Living around the Denver, Colorado area for the past 16 years has enabled me to do extensive research in what was once considered the hub of prohibition in the early 1900′s, when marijuana was first federally banned. During my investigation into so called marijuana facts, I have taken research road trips to places like Pennsylvania State University to examine Harry Anslinger’s personal collection of drug war propaganda. Regrettably, my reefer madness research has resulted in finding an extensive amount of reference errors and fabrications in need of resolution. Once you start checking into the history of marijuana, and realize the numerous errors, fabrications and lies perpetrated by writers throughout the years, you’ll never feel the same about reading history again. However, the truth is out there, somewhere.
For help in finding the truth about marijuana history feel free to contact me.
August 8, 2011 | Uncategorized
U. S. District Court, Denver, Colorado Imposes First Federal Marihuana Law Penalties Compilation of Publications, Interviews, Criminal Files and Photographs of Moses Baca & Samuel Caldwell Written By Uncle Mike Introduction The single source most commonly used by historians for information on the first
April 20, 2010 | Research Requests
Looking for the original source of what I believe to be misinformation regarding some authors who claim Victor Licata “Killed another patient” while in a mental hospital. The statement appears on several Internet sites, but I have not been able to find
April 19, 2010 | Research Requests
When I conduct an Internet search for Harry J. Anslinger quotes I am overwhelmed by the vast number of unreferenced racist statements attributed to the man. Typically the better a quote sounds, the less likely it is to have a reference attached, suggesting a
January 24, 2010 | Research Requests
I would like to obtain a photograph, postcard or stationary from the Lothrop Hotel, 1755 Lawrence, Denver, Colorado that stood at the corner of 18th and Lawrence from 1906 through 1944. Looking for a photograph of the Lothrop hotel without
November 3, 2009 | Abraham Lincoln
AGED DENVERITE GIVES VIVID LIFE PICTURE OF ‘ABE’ LINCOLN, Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, Feb. 8, 1927, pg. 13. Several years after compiling my initial Abraham Lincoln research, while conducting a completely different reference search, I happened upon this interesting first-hand