Get an up-close-and-personal view of cannabis’ surprisingly deep roots, from the hemp that bound together samurai armor in the Mid-Edo Period, to cannabis inspired art from ancient cultures around the world.
See how cannabis was used as a tool to fuel hysteria and racial tensions in the early 20th century. Step into a manic world ruled by propaganda that seeded a century of fear-mongering and misconceptions.
Meet the generation who rejected their parents’ rigid worldviews and brought cannabis to the world stage as a symbol of rebellion and love.
Get to know the key players behind the War on Drugs and the organizations who fought back. See how laws and regulations demonized entire communities and set the table for widespread oppression.
Experience the full impact of unforgiving cannabis regulations. See how choreographed propaganda provoked widespread fear, misconception and mass incarceration.
Step into the 1990s where cannabis went from counterculture to pop culture. Learn how during this rise in popularity, one of the worst epidemics in human history began to shed light on cannabis as medicine.
Follow the road to legalization. Watch cannabis work its way through courts and legislation, while reaching new highs in general acceptance among the American people.