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Channeling Anslinger: Cracks in a Crackpot Book About Pot

Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence

Alex Berenson, a science fiction author and former New York Times reporter, has written a book that would make Harry Anslinger blush. Anslinger, of course, was the longtime Federal Bureau of Narcotics director who waged a salacious, racially-charged sleaze campaign against marijuana, “the devil’s weed” that turned people into psychotic killers.

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