As pot goes proper, a history of weed - Article Photos 9/14

FILE - In this May 18, 1979 file photo, police handcuff a suspect during a drug raid in Miami. Police said eight were arrested and marijuana was seized. On the occasion of “Legalization Day,” Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, when Washington’s new law takes effect, AP takes a look back at the cultural and legal status of the “evil weed” in American history. (AP Photo/Al Diaz, File)