A Brief History of Marijuana In the 21st Century

Fusion has put together a brief history of weed in the 21st Century, showing how its acceptance has increased over the years as it has increasingly become legal around the United States.

The prohibition of weed in America dates back to the early 20th century, but since 2000 there’s been a dramatic change in the way the country deals with pot. Public opinion on marijuana legalization has shifted dramatically, and politicians, pop culture and pot shops are working to keep pace. We take a look at the events that shifted the course of the marijuana movement.