Fight against marijuana menace is progressing

Story about "Commissioner Anslinger" advocating stiff sentences for Harrison act violators. But the story also notes there is no federal law controlling marijuana. Marijuana, he says, leads to "murders and other crimes of brutality." Question: If no federal laws control marijuana in 1935, how are the feds going after them and destroying their marijuana?

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Fight against marijuana menace is progressing -

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 18 Nov 1935, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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  • Fight against marijuana menace is progressing — Story about "Commissioner Anslinger" advocating stiff sentences for Harrison act violators. But the story also notes there is no federal law controlling marijuana. Marijuana, he says, leads to "murders and other crimes of brutality." Question: If no federal laws control marijuana in 1935, how are the feds going after them and destroying their marijuana?

    rick562 – 08 Sep 2013