Tagged: health

Examples Of Ridiculous 20th Century Anti-Marijuana Propaganda (13 pictures)

From fostering crazy orgies, conversations with Satan to sheer insanity, in the early 20th century it seemed there was little that marijuana couldn’t do to ruin your life. This anti-reefer hysteria was, at least in part, the product of belligerent Federal Bureau of Narcotics commissioner Harry J. Anslinger’s “call to arms” campaign against the plant commencing in the 1930s.

Thanks to his strategic use of mass media and emotionally jarring headlines steeped in racism, anti-marijuana propaganda spread from sea to shining sea, uniting an otherwise struggling and divided nation in a fight against the ills of nature.

Coca Farmers in Peru (15 pictures)

Welcome to the village of coca farmers in Peru. As you can see the coca leaves can be found everywhere. Even the kids are playing with them. The coca farmers not only cultivate coca, they also consume it by chewing it.

Are Truth Serums Real?

Truth serums: they’ve played an important role in some of our favorite movies, but do they exist in the real world? Ben Bowlin from “Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know” joins Laci Green in the search for an answer.