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Antimarijuana

Definition of the adjective Antimarijuana

What does Antimarijuana mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Opposed to, or countering, the use of marijuana.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

In the second campaign study, the antimarijuana component of the Office of National Drug Control Policy's national media campaign was evaluated in the two cities by means of the same methodology as in the first two cities' study. Much of the campaign was declared a failure by the new drug czar, who called for more “hard-hitting” public service announcements ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

by Richard Rudgley

Although the most wellknown antimarijuana film, Reefer Madness,was designed toshock youngpeople with itsvivid portrayalof the drugmenace, it seemsto have had little effect. Todayitis something ofacult movie (mainly among cannabis smokers!) sinceitsplot of moral and social decline is soutterly unconvincing and ludicrous. A less wellknown film about hemp wasmadeby the USDepartment of Agriculture and was entitled ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature and Criticism (2002)

by Martin Coyle, Peter Garside, Malcolm Kelsall, John Peck

—Carmen Miranda, art deco, Reefer Madness (the US Government's 1936 antimarijuana propaganda film). At its most radical, the camp disposition (another strategy for reading against the grain) challenged postmodernism's characteristic imbalance: democratic consumption undid oligopolistic production, as interpreting differently enabled readers to resist the messages sent by those with all the equipment. THE HYBRID There were not ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

Early antimarijuana legislative measures included the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 that levied taxes on its use. Decades later, the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2005)

by Larry E. Sullivan

This “reefer madness” approach, a term originating from the 1936 antimarijuana film of the same name, misinforms students ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties: Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2017)

by Kara E. Stooksbury, John M. Scheb II, Otis H. Stephens Jr.

Antimarijuana propaganda of the 1930s was a driving factor in the demonization of the drug. Much like alcohol prohibition, there was two-decade time span between regular and widely accepted consumption and a sudden backlash.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2013)

by Paul Finkelman

'' By 1937, antimarijuana efforts had inspired legal bans in most states and, for the first time, federal legislation. Like the Harrison Act, the Marijuana Tax Act was nominally a revenue and registration statute, ...

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Antimarijuana Meaning

Video shows what antimarijuana means. Opposed to, or countering, the use of marijuana.. Antimarijuana Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1M3A1R1I1J8U1A1N1A1

The value of this 13-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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