The Evolution of Cannabis Science Part 1

Its illegal status created a serious problem for the science of cannabis. Research has been limited on cannabis because the Schedule I drug classification has made it hard for scientists to obtain. For most of the U.S.’s history, cannabis was a common ingredient in many medical extracts and tinctures. Then, cannabis and its potential research was driven underground through negative propaganda like the films Reefer Madness, Marijuana, Assassin of Youth, and The Devil’s Harvest, as well as claims of cannabis being a “gateway drug”.

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Since its inception, TWB has been based in activism and the mobilization and movements for marijuana policy reform happening around the country. It was created for one purpose: to facilitate a constructive conversation about marijuana in America. This includes both medical and recreational marijuana policy, as well as the marijuana industry and culture.