Hippies, the country was being literally ripped apart by the vietnam war. Hippies and young people and the violence was a failure. people could see war on tv. Before hippies, it was attached to communist. You could start from the very beginning of mexicans, and then any possible deviant groups that didn"t fit in, they threatened norms. And george bush put that in place as well. Marijuana is a moralizing vehicle for poltiics and regulations. Marijuana is the most successful object used to regulate different type of people it does show how symbolic politics show and how media works, and how this fear can work when pitched in a certain type way. Does not start from the assumption that certain traits cause devaince- marijuana smoking instead studies the sequence of changes of attitude and behavior which lead to the use of marihauna for please. Ppl who did marijuana, they are the type of people who.