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Colorado preps for nation's first legal pot industry, activists hope the experiment will work

...After Prohibition's end in the 1930s, federal authorities turned their sights on pot. The 1936 propaganda film "Reefer Madness" warned the public about a plant capable of turning people into mindless criminals.Over the years, pot activists...

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'Lost' named best drama series, 'Everybody Loves Raymond' top comedy at Emmy Awards

...Dramatic Underscore): "Warm Springs," HBO. Music Direction: "A Christmas Carol," NBC. Music and Lyrics: "Reefer Madness," Song Title: "Mary Jane/Mary Lane," Showtime. Main Title Theme Music: "Desperate Housewives," ABC...

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...who starred in the TV series "Party of Five" and films including "The Company," is in the new Showtime movie "Reefer Madness." --- On the Net: Epilepsy Bill of Rights: http://www.EpilepsyBillofRights.com --- ATHERTON, Calif...

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Showtime presents remake of raucous cult comedy

...otherworldly set of Showtime's "Reefer Madness" was not unlike entering the...premium cable's adaptation of "Reefer Madness," the popular 1999 musical based...you to think," he says. "'Reefer Madness' is a prime example of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/15/tel_450398.shtml
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Book review: Fast-food investigator now probes pot, porn and produce-pickers

"Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the...Schlosser asserts in a new book. "Reefer Madness," his wildly entertaining and scrupulously...adult entertainment." He opens "Reefer Madness" with the story of Mark Young, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/art_379926.shtml
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Questions about marijuana's safety still unanswered

...myths and challenged popular misconceptions about the drug. Folklore about marijuana dates to a classic 1936 film, "Reefer Madness: Devil's Harvest." It showed marijuana causing instant addiction; craving for heroin; crime sprees; and insanity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/06/tec_337105.shtml
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Cinematic stoners contain a haze of befuddled comedy

...case of the munchies in real life, but in reel life, I never tire of the experience. Here are five favorites. REEFER MADNESS (1936): Originally entitled Tell Your Children , this film was produced as a cautionary tale. It's far more...

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Is marijuana for medical use a friend or a foe?

...movies to music, the wacky weed has played an integral part in American entertainment. Here's a sampling: Movies: Reefer Madness (1936), Up in Smoke (1978), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Dazed and Confused (1993), Friday (1995...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/14/liv_455960.shtml
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Propaganda films can outlive their message

...example of a documentary shot with an artist's eye. REEFER MADNESS (1938): Those who have perfected the art of propaganda...understand that a little subtlety can go a long way. Reefer Madness is far from perfect. Unintentionally hilarious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/25/uhl_370772.shtml
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Doctors, activists battle over GHB

...adding that motivations for banning the "miracle molecule" are grounded in the pharmacy industry, not unlike the "reefer madness" campaign waged against marijuana, supposedly by the government on behalf of rope-making nylon companies. "It's...

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