The effect of this façade by media is the

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right or wrong meaning that society derives. The effect of this façade by media is the culmination of a succession of hypocrisy and propaganda designed to misguide the public and help support a greater agenda. Ancient Hindu text having documented ritual use of cannabis during religious ceremony as it was one of the five sacred plants of India with the ability to attain delight and lose fear ( Abel, 1980) . Up until the 1960s with the initiation of the modern drug epidemic, “war on drugs”, what was previously known colloquially as “wild bush” or “grass” and was used respectfully by different cultures, is now defined as illicit drugs that causes harms to a society. From 1930s to mid 1960s, cannabis was characterized as “killer weed” as it was believed to cause violent and aggression, as it came along with Mexican laborer immigrants. The violence theme on the matter immerged in popular media article as the issue is given intensive attention, alienate the lower-class laborer with the new word for the drug “marihuana” and a whole story of the horrid intoxicant. In order to successfully induce the propaganda on cannabis, Government bodies ignored medical studies, specifically information that demonstrated the harms were not as negative as were told (Himmelstein, 1983) . Further more, there was no identifiable social group either was there a concerned public showing interest in the matter, this made it utterly smooth for the government
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