Cannabis in the Comics: Kalispell Daily InterLake, 1955

Today, while slogging through NewspaperArchive.com\’s stash of articles from Montana, I found perhaps the most \”illustrative\” summary of the public attitude toward marijuana in the 1950s:   The detective strip called \”Kerry Drake\” ran this marijuana-themed storyline from July 11 to at least September 1, 1955, in the Kalispell Daily InterLake.  In 1950s Montana andContinue reading “Cannabis in the Comics: Kalispell Daily InterLake, 1955”

BOOK REVIEW: Martin A. Lee, "Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana–Medical, Recreational and Scientific" (2012)

If you have even a shred of doubt about the legitimacy of cannabis in any society, Martin A. Lee would like a word with you. Actually, he\’d like a couple hundred thousand. In Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana–Medical, Recreational, and Scientific, the award-winning investigative journalist lays out possibly the thickest, most comprehensive andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Martin A. Lee, "Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana–Medical, Recreational and Scientific" (2012)”