Home > U.S. > October 11, 2015 U.S. America’s war on drugs, officially began in 1971. At that time 1 gram of cocaine cost $200 ($1,100 adjusted for inflation). Today that same gram of cocaine cost $50. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogle Related Posts In 2002, Kenyan Masai tribe people donated 14 cows to to the U.S. to help with the aftermath of 9/11. There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. It’s known as the “highest court in the land.” Hawaii is moving towards Japan at a rate of 4 inches per year. The US Army during WWII developed a grenade the same size and shape as a baseball, to make it more effective for the soldiers who had grown up playing baseball. A Bonsai Tree planted in1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum. A New Jersey Forest Fire Service fire warden can summon any person aged 18 to 50 to assist in putting out wildfires—and it’s against the law to refuse. The switch from $1 bills to $1 coins would save American taxpayers approximately $4.4 billion in the next 30 years.