Article Photos: Pot Through the Years 1/1

FILE - In this file still image made from Nov. 13, 1970, video, soldiers in fire support base Aries, a small clearing in the jungles of War Zone D, 50 miles from Saigon, smoke marijuana using the barrel of a shotgun they nicknamed "Ralph" to get high. On the occasion of  âLegalization Day,â Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, when Washingtonâs new law takes effect, AP takes a look back at the cultural and legal status of the âevil weedâ in American history. (AP Photo/Jim Wells, File)