May 3, 2021
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#368 The Marijuana Experiment
In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.
Jesse Brown
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Jeremy Kessler
Producer

Young women were sequestered in a hospital ward for 98 days and administered daily doses of super-potent, government-grown marijuana. They smoked 2 joints a day while weaving macrame belts for money. Their story is the subject of a new indie film, The Marijuana Conspiracy. But it was first told to reporter Diana Zlomislic by Doreen Brown, who now bring it to us.

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