In this 1951 blast from the past, we can see a good reason why so many people back in the day demonized cannabis. Misinformation was spread quickly and in ways people could relate to. Today we know cannabis holds medical benefits that truly help people, but watching these videos back then would have you placing cannabis on the same level as hard drugs, such as meth and heroin. Hence the current drug scheduling of cannabis. Knowing the history of cannabis will help us to continue moving away from this dark time in the plants history.