History of Drugs in America Photo: Anslinger Discusses Marijuana
Harry Anslinger, the first director of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (far right), pictured with the Chief of Canadian Narcotic Control, Col. C.H.L. Sharman, and the American Assistant Secretary of Treasury, Stephen B. Gibbons, discussing controls on marijuana, March 24, 1938. Photo by Harris & Ewing. Public domain.