Recognized at the time for their creativity, these pot-centric posters have had a lasting influence on modern American art.

The cultural revolution of the 1960s witnessed a unique marriage of marijuana and art.

Experimentation with LSD, peyote and other drugs were huge influences on the psychedelic art and music of the time, but marijuana motifs had a special significance for cannabis users during an era in which consumption was a risky proposition.

Pot-centric counter-culture posters served as advertisements for rock concerts, publicity for anti-war candidates and statements on current affairs.

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Bruce Kennedy ~ TheCannabist.co

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