This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: approach • Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 • Throughout – social threat/race/class effects • Marijuana – from “killer weed” to “dropout drug” • Reassessment of drug policies (1960s and 1970s – marijuana specific) • American approach – prohibition, rather than regularion or medicalization o Vs. Dutch – dutch wanted it to be safer. Gave out free clean needles. • Counter-culture o San Francisco and the counterculture o Not simply an alternative to alcohol • The 60s o There wouldn’t have been the Sixties without drugs, especially the 60s that we knew – Tom Robbins o Timothy Leary - 16:39 16:39...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course CRIM C134 taught by Professor Dombrink during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.
- Fall '10