When Drugs Were Legal

Daily Beast: „Go back to the 19th century and people freely used drugs, tobacco and booze, a far cry from our more restrictive days. A new book explores that stoned time and what changed.“
Until the late-19th century, alcohol, tobacco, and opium were used across every economic and cultural demographic, were socially acceptable, and weren’t viewed in medical versus recreational terms, most being seen as both palliative and pleasure-inducing.

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  1. Ein Blogstöckchen: Mein Stapel ungelesener Bücher : πάντα ῥεῖ – Alles fließt. am März 10th, 2014 4:38 pm

    […] 19. Jahrhundert? Hier herrschten Opium, Haschisch und Absinth in allen Gesellschaftsschichten. Via Burks auf diesen Artikel im Daily Beast aufmerksam geworden, wanderte das Sachbuch direkt auf meinen SuB. […]

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