Beware of Marihuana Placard

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Title

Beware of Marihuana Placard

Description

Placard printed by the Inter-State Narcotic Association from Chicago, Illinois (c. 1940), warning about the dangers of marijuana. The text reads: "Beware! Young and old people in all walks of life. This marihuana cigarette may be handed you by the friendly stranger. It contains the killer drug "marihuana"- a powerful narcotic in which lurks Murder! Insanity! Death! Warning! Dope peddlers are shrewd! They may put some drug in your tea or in the cocktail or in the tobacco cigarette."

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Format

Language

eng

Identifier

cannabis-053-interstate

Temporal Coverage

Original Format

Citation

Inter-State Narcotic Association, “Beware of Marihuana Placard,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed December 6, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/217.