Gateway Drug & Marijuana Propaganda: Drug Addiction (1951)

Gateway Drug & Marijuana Propaganda: Drug Addiction (1951)

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June 17, 2008

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Gateway Drug & Marijuana Propaganda: Drug Addiction (1951)

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Drug Addiction is a scare tactics video which attempts to illustrate the dangers of marijuana as a gateway drug for callow youths such as the main character, Marty, who we see spiral down from one hit of reefer to heroin and jail time. Slippery slope arguments follow a litany on the dangers of marijuana and the bad side effects of marijuana. Featuring great shots of Chicago’s Juvenile Protection Association, this film captures stoners and drug addicts drinking from broken Pepsi bottles, buying drugs on the street, stealing from family members, and sitting in court for their crimes. Marty is eventually jailed, then rehabbed and reformed to his previous “good boy” status through hard physical labor and playing checkers with his fellow ex-addicts. This retro movie that contains hilarious...

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    Scott Morgan   •   Alter Net   •   8 years ago

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    Daily Kos   •   11 years ago

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  • www.metacafe.com   Gateway Drug & Marijuana Propaganda: Drug Addiction (1951)

    Jun 17, 2008 · Video embedded · Drug Addiction is a scare tactics video which attempts to illustrate the dangers of marijuana as a gateway drug for callow youths …

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