One of the false claims against Cannabis Witchcraft has been the claim that cannabis and Witchcraft in general are supposedly dangerous.
Marihuana is the most frightening and vicious drug ever to hit New Orleans. New Orleans Public Safety Commission, 1910
Hasheesh goads users to blood lust. Heasrt Newspapers, 1932
Marihuana is the most violent drug in the history of mankind. H.J. Anslinger, Federal Bureau of narcotics, quoted in Heasrt Newspepares, 1938
If the hideous monster of Frankenstein came face to face with marihuana, he would drop dead of fright. H.J. Anslinger, Federal Bureau of narcotics, testimony before Congress, 1937
Marihuana is more harmful than habit-forming opium, inducing fits of temporary insanity. Newsweek magazine, January 15, 1945
Marihuana leads to pacifism and Communist brainwashing. H. J. Anslinger, Federal Bureau of Narcotics, testimony before Congress, 1948