Born to immigrant parents of modest means, Harry Jacob Anslinger ran the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) for more than 30 years. Examine a trove of artifacts and photographs to unearth his momentous life story from railroad worker to FBN commissioner.
Did you know some World War II soldiers grappled with morphine addiction? Choose a year to explore this topic and more in an interactive timeline that chronicles the history of drug use in America.
Nature is rich in diversity, but some of its bountiful plant life, if misused, is addicting and potentially deadly. Discover the science, history, and regulation of cannabis, coca, and opium poppy use.