Pot Prohibition: A Long, Strange Trip

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

It has been a long, winding, and sometimes strange journey for how marijuana is viewed in Canada since it was made illegal in 1923. "It has been known to turn quiet, respectable youths into raving murderers, seeking victims to satisfy their delusions," said the Globe and Mail in 1937. The Agenda examines 95 years of pot prohibition and the massive shift in public perception surrounding the leafy substance.
Episode:
Changing Attitudes About Pot; Paying Attention to Alcohol
Aired:
Jun 28, 2018