Americas Weirdly Puritan Need to Criminalize People’s Inclination to Adjust How They Feel
Americans “the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy,” an astute articulation of our weirdly Puritan need to criminalize people’s inclination to adjust how they feel.
1949, H. L. Mencken
Read Harpers ‘Legalize it All’ Story: https://harpers.org/archive/2016/04/legalize-it-all/
Drugs and Ingestion Are Not Real Crime .. like lying and deception and guile.
Americas First Cannabis Arrests
Read Leafly Story: https://www.leafly.com/learn/legalization/marijuana-illegal-history
Leafly History of Cannabis Criminalization
Leafly and Harpers links.