The Marijuana Tax Act, passed by Congress in 1937, effectively criminalizes marijuana by restricting possession of the drug to individuals who had paid a tax and had been authorized to use it for medical and industrial uses. The act was overturned in 1969 and repealed by Congress a year later.
Source: The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 (n.d.). Schaffer Library of Drug Policy.
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|Topics:||Taxation and regulation|