Drug Policy

10 Drug PSAs That Tried to Scare the Sh*t Out of Us (But Didn't)

Over-the-top, larger-than-life, waste of drug warrior dollars.


Television during the '80s and '90s bombarded us all with larger-than-life public service announcements (PSAs) warning us about the dangers of drug use. But the ads were so over-the-top they were hard to take seriously as factual sources of information. In fact, the Partnership for a Drug Free America may have wasted their drug warrior dollars, because the ads completely failed to stop drug use in America.

Nevertheless, they are good for a laugh. So, take out your bong and join us as we take a look back at 10 Drug PSAs That Tried to Scare the Shit Out of Us (But Didn't):