When:
October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
2017-10-19T19:00:00-04:00
2017-10-19T19:15:00-04:00
Where:
Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
286 Waverley Ave
Newton, MA 02458
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Historic Newton
617-796-1450

Over the past 100 years, Americans have offered differing versions of the narrative that marijuana is a gateway drug – claiming pot will lead youth to communism, the counter-culture, heroin addiction, or even homosexuality– but this theory is currently falling under increasing scrutiny. Historian Seth Blumenthal of Boston University evaluates this historical development that also reveals the current state of marijuana legalization in America.