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  • [The 90’s raw: Gatewood Galbraith]

    [The 90’s raw: Gatewood Galbraith]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview with Gatewood Galbraith, Democratic gubernatorial candidate from Kentucky and marijuana legalization advocate. He talks at length about the benefits Kentuckians would gain from licensing marijuana as a cash crop and about the usefulness of hemp. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s: NORML and Health Care Convention]

    [The 90’s: NORML and Health Care Convention]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interview with Don Fiedler (1943-2008), the national director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and then footage of a health care convention. Continue reading

  • Hemp For Victory

    This is a video produced by H.E.M.P. (Help Eliminate Marijuana Prohibition), a political action group, which showcases Hemp For Victory, a 1942 film produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which American farmers are encouraged to grow hemp for the war effort. The USDA film is bookended by commentary from Jack Herer, H.E.M.P.’s founder/spokesman, who espouses on the many uses of hemp, and asks for money. While Herer provides much useful information, some of his claims seem quite dubious; especially his assertion that marijuana users will live an average of one year longer than non-marijuana users. Herer also outlines the U.S. government’s long denial and recent confirmation of the existence of the 1942 film. Continue reading