Marijuana

Events

First Recorded Use of Marijuana

Approx. 2737 BC

Spanish Bring Marijuana to New World

1545

English Introduce Marijuana in Jamestown

1611

Listed in United States Pharmacopeia

1850 - 1942

Popular Use as an Intoxicant

1850 - 1930

Hemp Replaces Cotton

1890

Approximate Time of Marijuana Becoming Popular

1920

BNDD, Before Known as the U.S. FBN, Starts a Campaign

1930 - 1940

Accessory of the Beat Generation

1950 - 1960

Became a Symbol of Rebellion

1960 - 1970

The Controlled Substances Act

1970

Mexican Government Sprays Crops

1975

The Drug Enforcement Administration Turned Increased Attention to Marijuana Farms in the United States

1982

Upward Trend Amongst Teens

1990