Faces of Marijuana

Faces of Marijuana

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Updated Apr 20, 2014 at 06:23PM EDT by Brad.

Added Jan 31, 2013 at 01:58PM EST by Don.

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Faces of Marijuana, also known as "Faces of Pot," is a series of images that parody hyperbolic anti-drug PSA posters. The pictures are typically edited to show unrealistic or absurd consequences of smoking marijuana, many of which use a similar format to the Faces of Meth[3] mug shot website and X Isn't Normal, But on Meth it Is parody images.


While parodies of anti-marijuana propaganda have existed for many years since the beginning of War on Drugs in the 1970s, the earliest known “Faces of Marijuana” instance was uploaded by YouTuber pianoflames on February 15th, 2011, which featured several a slideshow of satirical before-and-after photographs of people that purportedly consumed too much marijuana (shown below). Within the next two years, the video accumulated over 13,000 up votes and 140 comments.


On May 9th, 2012, the Cheezburger site FAIL Blog[5] published a before-and-after image showing a black man becoming a white man after “2 hits” of marijuana (shown below).


On October 15th, Redditor ReAzem submitted a parody of anti-marijuana PSA poster to the /r/4chan[4] subreddit, which urged readers to avoid injecting marijuana by showing mug shots from the Faces of Meth website (shown below, left). Within three months, the post received over 6,300 up votes and 200 comments. On November 4th, FunnyJunk[9]user onlyfornsfwhaha submitted another parody poster featuring a man who appears to have overdosed on heroin with the caption “Marijuana / What will your mother say when she finds your corpse?” (shown below, right). Within the next three months, the post received over 54,000 views, 1,600 up votes and 260 comments.

Marijuana -The most dangerous drug 1/10 American teenagers admit they've taken atleast one marijuana atleast one time in their life. That's over 100% more than year 2004 What very few teens know is that even your first marijuana needle can kill you, and your body will start to violently break down when using the drug. LB 1891 1993 2008 029 Statistics shows that the death cases by marijuana increased by x4 over the past 15 years. And it's very easy to overdose on it, which makes it the most dangerous drug out there. The man on the picture got arrested for posession of marijuana and 3 months later, after he took only three marijuanas his body already started to break down In cooperation with: ahca TACO C BELL American Health Care Association VMARLJUANA What will your mother say when she finds your corpse?

On November 29th, Redditor xerim submitted an image to the marijuana enthusiast subreddit /r/trees,[2] featuring a white man turning into a black man after consuming marijuana (shown below, left). On December 13th, the same image was tweeted by the @ConcernedMom420 Twitter account. Within two months, the post received over 1,400 up votes and 45 comments. On January 3rd, 2013, the “Faces of Marijuana” Facebook[1] page was launched, featuring notable examples of parody anti-marijuana images. On the following day, the Colorado news blog Westword[7] published several "Faces of Pot" images, including a photo of a pit bull turning into Stoner Dog (shown below, right).

Faces of Marijuana Abuse 2 hits later westwordconm 2013

Notable Examples

MARIJUANA ABUSE AFTER TWO MARIJUANAINJECTIONS Before Hard Drugs After 4 injecting Marijuana MAH nil 2000 HERI Save a friend tag a weed addict, don't MARIJUANA BEFORE: AFTER: After overdosing on marijuana too many times, this man lost everything he ever knew. His family, his job, his friends. He caught AIDS by sharing used marijuana. Marijuana ruins lifes. Happy good job, nice house, loving wife and kids
Before I started Smoking Weed. After. LOVE WE THE HEREB COM HilariOUSbIts.com t tried weed just one time . I JUST INJECTED 5 WHOLE MARIJUANAS

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External References

[1] Facebook – Faces of Marijuana

[2] Reddit – The many faces of marijuana abuse

[3] Faces of Meth – main

[4] Reddit – b on marijuana

[5] FAIL Blog – Harmless?

[6] Reddit – What my grandma thinks happens

[7] Westword – Faces of marijuana in Colorado

[8] Facebook – Stop Weed Smoking

[9] FunnyJunk – Marijuana

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