The forbidden cannabis plant became a symbol of the counterculture movement of the 1960s and beyond.
The six strips of Stoned Agin, drawn by Robert Crumb in 1971, depict the various stages that a stoner goes through when consuming marijuana, with a pipe in the case of this drawing; from being high to inner nirvana.
The Putting Together Of The Heads
Poster advertising a rally calling for the legalisation of cannabis, which was held in Hyde Park, London in July 1967. The poster features a collage of figures appropriated by the designer from nineteenth century ethnographic engravings.
Cheech & Chong
Cheech & Chong are a comedy duo consisting of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. In the 1970s and 1980s these two stereotypical stoners symbolized cannabis culture in the United States.
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers
Gilbert Shelton created The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers in 1968. Some words of wisdom by his cannabis-smoking cartoon characters: “We have plenty of grass, and as we all know, dope will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no dope!”