This podcast series exposes how one man's personal agenda restricting narcotics led to the proliferation of opioids and the prohibition of cannabis. Find out by tuning in to Episode 1 and follow along as we unfold the untold cannabis conspiracy.
New episodes are released on Monday mornings.
Morganization - S2 E3 - John Lupien
On Episode 3 of Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy, we investigate the financial, chemical and agricultural powers that destroyed cannabis. We also interview hemp entrepreneur and historian John Lupien about his quest to uncover the secrets of Helen Moorhead.
Hearst's Castle - S2 E2 - Courtney Moran, LL. M
On Episode 2 of Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy, we investigate media mogul William Randolph Hearst's role in supporting Anslinger's Army of Allies. We also interview cannabis attorney and lobbyist Courtney Moran about cannabis' battles in the 1930s and today that have shaped the industry. Download Episode!
Anslinger's Army of Allies - S2 E1 - Matt Pembleton
On Season 2 Episode 1 of Anslinger the Untold Cannabis Conspiracy, we investigate four paradigm shifts that changed the course of American identity. We also interview author of Containing Addiction, Matt Pembleton, about Harry Anslinger's strategy to formulate his War on Drugs.
Murderous Marihuana - David Spalding - REMASTERED
On episode 6, we investigate Harry Anslinger's demonizing cannabis campaign and how the League of Nations and the US felt about cannabis in the early 1930s. We also talk to former USDA economist, horticulturist and hemp expert, David Spalding about the biology of cannabis and how the government truly felt towards the plant after implementing the Controlled Substances Act.
Anandamide - Dr. Pritesh Kumar - REMASTERED
On Episode 5 of Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy, we investigate the medical and therapeutic uses of cannabis. We also continue our conversation with Dr. Pritesh Kumar about differences between endocannabinoid and opioid systems in the human body, and their physiological actions.
Elucidation - Dr. Pritesh Kumar - REMASTERED
On Episode 4 of Anslinger: The untold cannabis conspiracy, we expose a group of 11 men charged with creating Big Pharma, as we know it. We also talk to pharmacologist and toxicologist Dr. Pritesh Kumar about scientific and intellectual breakthroughs in the 1930s that spurred our opioid epidemic.
Almost done with my first episode what a great pod and history lesson thanks!!
Engaging, informative, and relevant
Annie does an outstanding job at weaving history, narrative, and current socio-political and socio-economical topics into a binge worthy podcast. I can’t wait for more.
Where you at, past due for new episodes?
The history is fascinating. I, as a rule, detest history but you have single handedly changed my hate. I wish all my history educators took notes from you on how to mesmerize students into wanting to learn about history and not avoid it like the plague.