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24 EpisodesProduced by Bobby BlackWebsite

The World of Cannabis Museum Project presents: Cannthropology—the potcast that explores the history of cannabis culture one artifact and interview at a time. Hosted by World of Cannabis executive director and marijuana media icon Bobby Black. In each episode, Bobby speaks with a different expert or … read more

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EP. 2 - ASSASSINS OF TRUTH (with guest Rick Cusick)

In episode #2 of Cannthropology, host Bobby Black welcomes World of Cannabis Museum Advisory Board member Rick Cusick to discuss a publication with a prominent piece of prohibitionist propaganda: the July 1937 issue of The American Magazine, featuring the article “Marijuana—Assassin of Youth” co-authored by infamous anti-cannabis crusader Harry J. Anslinger.

Rick Cusick is the former editor, ad director, and associate publisher of High Times Magazine. He is also a founding partner of Whoopi Goldberg’s medical marijuana company Whoopi and Maya, a member of the Board of Directors at the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and Cannabis Business Awards Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. He is currently nearing completion on several books and writes a regular column on the website the

Check out our syndicated Cannthropology blog at and via our media partners: Leaf Magazine, Skunk Magazine, Cannasseur Magazine, NUGL Magazine & Cannapolitan Magazine. If you would like to carry our content in your cannabis publication or website, or are interested in becoming a sponsor of this podcast, please contact us at

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