Time-line to Cannabis Legalization

After nearly a century of prohibition, cannabis is becoming legal in markets around the world.

For thousands of years, cannabis was widely used throughout the world by humans. It is only in the modern era that cannabis has faced widespread prohibition, beginning in the early 1900’s. As the War on Drugs appears to be cresting and pulling back, public sentiment favoring cannabis is higher than ever.

1937 to 2016

For more on the history, from Prohibition to the fight to legalize click here.