The Secret History of Getting High in America


Ryan Grim's new book explores the long and tangled roots of drug use and prohibition in America.

This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High is essential reading for anyone interested not only in understanding why drug policy always goes wrong but also how it just might be reformed.

Grim, the senior congressional correspondent for The Huffington Post and a Reason contributor, sat down with Reason.tv's Nick Gillespie. Shot by Dan Hayes and edited by Meredith Bragg.

Approximately 10 minutes. Scroll down for downloadable and audio versions.