Recreational Drugs

Sole Heirs Of The Universe

Perfume Tabasheers

When we feel ourselves to be sole heirs of the universe, when 'the sea flows in our veins and the stars are our jewels,when all things arc perceived as infinite and holy, what motive can we have for covctousness or self-assertion, for the pursuit of power or the drearier forms of pleasure Contemplatives aie not likely to become gamblers, or procurers, or drunkards they do not as a rule prcach intolerance, or make war, do not find it necessary to rob, swindle or grind the faces of the poor....

Was A Hippie

Deformed Babies From Drugs

Hie newspapers in these cities San Francisco, New York, Chicago have been fascinated by the psyche delic hippies, and at tunes the fascination has verged on obsession. In New York, the Times has devoted many columns of newsprint to their doings, and in San Francisco, the Chrofiick sent a bearded reporter out to spend a month prowling the add dens. (You guessed it 'I Was a Hippie.') F.ven the 78-year-old historian Arnold Toynbee showed up mingling with the flower children of Haight-Asbbu y,...

Drugsreligion And Magic

Where did the idea of gods come from Could it have been from ihe ingestion of psychotropic plains, as mycologist R. Gordon Wasson lias surmised What better explanation for the deeply rooted animism at the heart of all primitive magical religions, the profound conviction that mute trees and howling beasts, stone cliffs and dark watei*ways are possessed of the same mysterious vitaliiy that humans have The campfire crackles and pops strange shapes flicker on cave...

The Lure Of The Mandrake

International Women Day

In the days of wheal harvest Reuben went out and found mandrakes in Ihe field, and brought them 10 his mother Leah, Then Rachel said to Leah, 'Give me, I pray, some of your sou's mandrakes.1 But she said to her, Is it a small matter that yon have taken away my husband Would you lake away my son's mandrakes also Rachel said Then he may lie with yon tonight for your son's mandrakes.' , When facoh came from the field in the evening, Leah went out to meet liini. and said, 'You must come in to me...

For 1 Cocai Ne30spoon

REQUESTS FOR SMACk AND METH MUST BE AC-- COMPANIED BY A NOTE FROM YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN. Ttsday'sspace-ageCoaslGyard hasveasels designed by-skillfulnaval architects expressly for its unique purposes. One such purpose is Surf ce Security Patrol, or catching smugglers. Yet gntil a couple of i years ago, you just didn t hear much about Coast Guatiffc itt ra euttirf amp ot qpeih ps.pnthe high seas, Then-somelhing,changed. Rjchard Nixon was cracking the whip.in the White' House. Operation...

Classical Mandrake Prescriptions

Recreational Drugs America

Theophrastus One should draw three circles round the mamirakv with a sword and at the cutting of the second pitee onti should dancc around the patient. The leaf, they say, is useful for wounds, and the root for red skin welts, when scraped and steeped in vinegar, and also for gout, for sleeplessness, and Sot low potions. Dioscorides One cyathus (one and a half ounces) of the wine of mandragora is given to those who cannot sleep, and such as are in grievous pans, and these to he cut or...

Time Distortion

Suddenly a pair of busy hands, which had been running neck and neck ail the evening with a nimble little crochet needle over a raec-ground of pink and blue silk, slopped at their goal, and their owner locked at me steadfastly. Ah I was found out I had betrayed myself. In terror I w iited, expecting every instant to hear the word 'hasheesh.' . No, the lady only asked me some question connected with the previous conversation. As mechanically as an automaton i began...

Kykeon Fermentation

To top it off, man) species cut down and apparently dead for long periods of time can suddenly spring to active life once more when soaked in water overnight . Might not the concepts of rebirth and resurrection, supernatural powers and eternal life-concepts at the forefront of most religions-have been suggested by simple observation of such plants And secondly, of course, their unearthly effects. Some plants nourished the body, others astounded the mind. Last...

The Divine Process

Subjects s peat of participating in anil merging with pure ic, innteiit ii v energy, while tight of witnessing 1 gt breakdown of macroscopic Objects into vibratory patterns, visual nets, lise collapse oi external structure into wave patterns, the awareness that everything is a dunce of particles sensing the smitltncss and fragility of our system, visions of the void, of world-ending explo-sions, of the cyclical nature of creation anil dissolu tion If kid were to permit you a brief voyage into...

Few Words On Appreciation

By R the Dope Connoisseur First, let me explain why I've undertaken ihe lask of writing a column devoted to a connoisseur's consciousness of cannabis. For years I've been waiting for someone to step forward and bring to the appreciation of fine marijuana the attention to nuance and personality that wine tasters bring to writing about fine vintages, the sensual relish with which food writers describe the subtle savors they devour. Someone to combine the fierce protectiveness and concern for...

The Mormon Elders

The Internals Betel Leaf

The co > e> s of a pamphlet promoting fhe Mormon Elders' Damiaim Wafers The co > e> s of a pamphlet promoting fhe Mormon Elders' Damiaim Wafers I hardly see liim at niglu since he look up sex. restrictions. In fact, damiana cordials thai advertise themselves as the Liqueur for Lovers can be imported from Mexico. Tlie concentration of damiana leaf in these yellowish liqueuts is generally, too inconsequential to have any sexual effect, however. Kavakava makes some people glow with psychic...

Read Reason Reflect

Sir Davy Experiment Voltage

Almost every part of the world has made contributions to the store of psychotropic medicines, and like all precious things, the knowledge of such drugs was hoarded, traded, often stolen and passed on. Mithridates VI, king of Pontus, was so afraid of being poisoned that he was obsessed with the search for a universal antidote. To this end, the crowned head regularly immersed himself in vats of toxins in order to develop an immunity. When he died in 64 B.C., among the various formulae and...

Cannabis And Its Derivatives

Photos Lord Shiva During Doping Ganja

There's been do top authority saying what marijuana docs to you, I really don't know that much about it,) tried it once but it didn't do anything to me. This is a plant with a dream, a vision of world conquest in less than 10,000' years. From prehistoric times, the destinies of man and marijuana have been inextricably linked. Shamans toted magic weed around in medicine bags, and nomads introduced it everywhere they prowled in ancie.nt Eurasia. Familiar but enigmatic, provoking extravagant...

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Cardinal Rampolla

An unopened Ixtltle of Yin Mariani sent I High Times in 1977 Thomas Edison, a man who slept only four hours a day, was a steady user. The secretary of President McKinley noted that a case of Vin Mariani had received ail enthusiastic reception by the president. . The physicians of Ulysses S. Grant wrote that Mariani products had given the sick general and foi-mer president the strength to work several hours a day on his memoirs. And Queen Victoria was so pleased to receive a set of Mariani...

Which Recreational Drug Destroys Users Most Quickly

Information on the effects, side effects and contraindications of pharmaceuticals is the Physician's Desk Reference, published yearJy by Medical Economics, Inc. Often referred to as the 'PDR,' this book is the best place to quickly check on pills, and it has an extensive, luxuriously illustrated guide. AMPHETAMINES It is fitting that San Francisco, nexus of the late 1960s speed culture, was the birthplace of amphetamines in the late nineteenth century. It was in that city that Gordon A lies...

Is Yage Or Syrian Rue A Histamine Blocker

ADRENOCHROME Basically oxidized epinephrine(adrenaline), this chemical is related to many hallucinogens. Besides mental and perceptual changes, it will induce a temporary schizuphrenic condition. The semicarbazone of adrenochrome is much milder and safer, commonly causing no untoward side effects bui providing physical stimulation and a feelijig of well-being. Ii is insoluble in water and must be dissolved in an alcohol or fatty base before ingestion. ALPHA-CHLORALOSE Described as similar in...

The Powers Of Peyote

Photo Gandhi Quand Manifeste

The Indians contend that, when crushed and applied, it cures pains in the joints. Miraculous proper-tics are attributed to this root (if any faith may be given to what they commonly say among themselves). To wit that those who eat it will be able to foresee and predict everything, such as whether they should attack the enemy on the following day or iother wait for favoi-able times or who had stolen a utensil or other matters of like nature which the Chichimecas attempt to find out with the help...

Coke And The Constitution

Hawaii Sinsemilla

X iancimark decision handed down in December 1976 by Roxbury, Massachusetts District Court Judgu Blwncid McKinney has declared cocaine an acceptable recreational drug and has ruled that cocainc regulation as it now stands is clearly un* constitutional. , Richard Wilier, busted for possession of coke, is a free man not because he was proved innocent, but because cocaine was proved Innocent in a court of law.forthe first time in history. After a kngthy inquiry into the effects of coke on ) J...

The Dawn Of Drugs

Recreation Drugs And Their Side Effects

Drug plants preceded even the gods by ihree ages. How did it all begin Strangely, no doubt, in (he morning of time and space on (his planet. . Purposeful cultivation of drug plants is thoughi 10 have started during llie Neolithic period, somewhat after 7000 B.C. in mosl parts of Ihe woidd. bui the gathering of plants that do weird tilings to the mind had doubtless gone on for millennia A fantasy about (he disco veiy of marijuana, one of the oldest cultivated species, can stand metaphorically...

Important Notice

Nothing in this book should be construed as recommending or condoning illegal activities of any kind. The information contained herein is solely for educational purposes and is not to be used as a substitute for medical or legal advice. The reader should consults a physician in all matters pertaining to health and an attorney in all matters- pertaining to legality of any activities described or the possession and or use of any substances contained herein. Copyiiglil 1978 by Trans-High...

The Democratic Plants

Psilocybe Cubensis

It is clear from the foregoing descriptions that mesctil intoxication may be described as chiefly a saturnalia of the specific senses, and. above all, in orgy of vision. II reveals an optical fairyland, where all the senses now and again join tht play, but the mind itself remain* a gulf-possessed spectator Mescal intoxication thus differs from the other artificial paradises which drugs procure. Under the influence of alcohol, for instance, as in normal dreaming the intellect is impaired,...

Additional Doses Of Fungi

Fly-agaric produces intoxication, hallucinations and delirium. Light forms of intoxication are accompanied by a certain degree of animation and some spontaneity of movements. Many shamans, previous to their seances, eat fly-agaric to get into ecstatic states Under strong intoxication the senses become deranged su noun din g objects appear either very large or very small, hallucinations set in, spontaneous movements and convulsions occur So far as I could observe, attacks of great animation...

Aphrodisiacs

Most Powerful Aphrodisiac For Women

Ever since (lie dawn of history man lias been agonizingly pursuing the answers (o two questions 'Wlial is the meaning and purpose of life ' and, 'Where can i get a good aphrodisiac ' Jack S. Margolis. and Richard Cl Jrfene A Child's Garden of Grass, 1669 The somewhat amazing axiom of modern science llial there are no true aphrodisiacs steins more from semanlic puhe-splitting tlian from realities about sexual arousal, performance and exhilaration. To maintain llial melliaqualone does not...

Yopo Using Honey

Moreover, ihe Otomacos of the Orinoco basin have another most evil habit,, to wil to intoxicate themselves through the nostrils, by using certain wicked powders which they call yupa. This powder totally deprives tpem of their reason, and ravening they grasp their weapons if their women were not skillful in separating them and tying them up, daily much cruel hovoc would be committed. This is a horrible vice. They prepare this powder of some pods of the yupu, hence its name. The powder proper,...

Dr Ayers Cherry Pectoral

Harrison Act 1915

Your cough ceases* your cold disappears, your throat is strengthened, your lungs healed, and the danger from pneumonia slips by. If your fungi are ore with a tight foaling in the chest, apply one of H dmn oat taflammatioe and quirti pain. jm'w-OmrTj Peotorsl VM a flTOrtt medicine te mj fitur* borne ant the lun ot my iniulfKlw. a pany of B MltmfcD wer < 1 o> m dx th* min oonffh bciMu , and lt ipmiI 5t n pretest that Ayeri Ch n7 ncc ril was tbe Ofiif one tiut woiud ebaox ato ibtolit can an...

How To Make A Fortune After Legalization

Organized crime found Prohibition a bonanza and reaped millions by bootlegging, rumruuning and operating illegal breweries- Bui few underworld figures made the transition into the legitimate liquor business after Repeal. Instead, the mob turned to other rackets-gambling, hard narcotics, prostitution and protection. Some of the speakeasy owners like Toots Shoi and CharJes Kricndler of 21, went legitimate after Repeal and established woijdwide reputations as respectable restaurateurs. Repeal did...

Guide To Connoisseur Coffees

Arabian Mocha The original mud from Yemen, grand-daddy of them all* Small bean ( short berry ), profound, eatthy, full-bodied, heauty Sufi wit and contemplation. Brazil San tor Snappy, dry, medium-bodied, piquant and perky, the keystone of coffee commerce. July 1975frosts, devastated the crop, making fine Santos hard to get- Colombia Medeliin Legendary for richness, moderate milds from standard Excelso to deep Supremo and famous Medeliin, flavorful even decaffeinated. Costa Rica SHB (Strictly...

An Ancient Mushroom Ceremony

Simple Jewish Tree Life

First thing which they ale at the gathering was small, black mushrooms which lliey calLed nonoeotl. These are intoxicating and cause visions lo be seen and even provoke sensuousness. They ale these mushrooms before dawn, and they also drank chocolate before daylight . They ate these little mushrooms with honey, and when they began lo be excited by them, lliey began lo dance, some singing, others weeping, for they were already intoxicated by the mushrooms. Some did not want lo sing but sat down...

Contributors The Drugs

Dope) was granted ihe nation's first poi ph.D. from ihe Boiany Department ofM.LT. in 1970. Currently executiye curaior of ihe Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, Aldrich started the nation's first campus chapter of LEMAR (Legalize Marijuana) ai the Slate University of New Yorkat Buffalo in 1967. In addition lo being a cofounder and member of the board of directors of the California Marijuana Initiative, Aldrich was a researcher for boih ihe U.S. National Commission on...

Lsd And Ecstasy

The sexual impact is, of course, the open but private secret about LSD, which none of us has talked about in the last few years You can no more do research on LSD and leave out sexual ecstasy than you can do microscopic research on tissue and leave out cells The LSD session, you see, is an overwhelming awak ening of experience it releases potent, primal energies, and one of these is the sexual impulse, which is the strongest impulse at any level of organic life Timothy Leary Irjen'ievv in...

Balzac On Stimulating Foods

The destinies of a people depend on Iheir food and diet, Balzac intones in Eleanor's melodious voice. The English government permitted disposal of the lives of three condemned prisoners, who were given the option of being hanged according to the usual practice of that country, or of living exdusively on tea or coffee or chocolate without additional food or drink. The unhappy fools accepted. The man who lived on chocolate died after eight months, The man who lived on coffee lasted two years. The...

Psychoactive Herbs And Plants

Everything became bright. . I moved very fast Not my body but mv eye spirit J saw 1 I came down the trail to ihe village, There was much noise, the sound of people laughing. They were dancing kocho, the fertility dance. Everybody was laughing. Many of the women were pregnant . I was happy. 1 knew we would be well and have plenty to eat. Amazonian Indian reporting yage intoxication Psychoactive vegetation flourishes all over this planet-on jungle riverbanks, in deep...

The Origins Of Religion

As man emerged from his brutish past, thousands of years ago, there was a stage in the evolution of his awareness when the discovery of a mushroom (or was it a higher plant ) with miraculous properties was a revelation to him, a veritable detonator to his soul, arousing in him sentiments of awe and reverence, and gentleness and love, to the highest pitch of which mankind is capable, all those sentiments and virtues that mankind has ever sincc regarded as the highest attribute of his kind. It...

Household Highs

For unrestricted use ihe West has permitted only alcoliol and tobacco. All the oilier chemical Doors in the Wall are labeled Dope, and their unauthorized takers are Fiends. Aldous Huxley The Doors of Perception, 1954 A good amount of nutmeg will produce a change of consciousness, it is (rue, as will a family-size bottle of Vitalis or just a few direcl squirts of ant and roach killer. One man's high is another's hell, in terms of where he goes and how he gets there. No doubt there exist, in this...

Wild Stories And Absurd Ljes

An evidence of liow large the traffic may be came to light last year near La Fine, Louisiana Neighbors of an Italian family liad become amazed by wild stones told by I lie children of the family. They, il seemed, liad suddenly become millionaires. They talked of owning inconceivable amounts of money, of automobiles ihey did not possess, of living in a palatial liome. At last llieir absurd lies were reported to tlie police, wlio discovered that their parents were allowing them to smoke something...

JtiiQh AfhlentieR m Mmmvm

The Great Charas Fighting The Drug Ring And so I embarked on my lasl and most important cliaras venture. Tlie charas adventure, I miglu well, call it, My original plan was simple. I learned that Greek hashish had vanished from the market. The thought of another smuggling trip to Bombay, of traveling indefinitely shul-tlewise from the Himalayas to Suez, the endless formalities, the shady interventions, the journey ilself-the battle with the monsoon and the tedious weeks of tossing in the swelL...

Rorer Pressures Quaalude Jewelers

Cleveland, Ohio-William li, Rorcr, Inc., multimillion-dollar pharmaceutical concern and manufacturer of one of the hottest cull, drugs of the Seventies, the Quaaludet is rushing around the paraphernalia industry trying to halt the proliferation of Quaa lude-related jewelry and stash boxes. Mary Ruth of First Design, manufacturer of a quarter-ounce lSKgold Quaalude replica reports to Dealer that Rorer has contacted her about her ad vert is tug and promotion of the jewelry, accusing her company...

The Hierarchy Of Uigus

The attitudes (toward drug use) of the self-designated cultural opposition are subtler and mmre ambiguous and varied (and often more sensible), hut one pattern might he as follows. The use of opiates is probably disease but should not be a crime use of cannabis and cocaine is primarily fun use of psyche delies lies somewhere between fun and religion the prescription sedatives and stimulants are mainly medicine but occasionally fun or disease. The status of alcohol is indeterminate for example,...

Enforcement

The BNDD's former chief speaks frankly on pot, narcs, and other subjects. In 1972, John Finlator resigned liis post as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD). As America's chief narc, he occupied a controversial position. He deliberately made it twice as hot by openly advocating the decriminaliza-tion of marijuana white sfjli. in office. This year, Finlator published The Drugged Nation A Naic's Story (Simon & Schuster), which takes us for (he first time into...

The Home Highs

There are two varieties of drug vice the exotic, fascinating* tempting and debasing kind that goes with illicit, drugs and has something to do with desired but disapproved sexual activity and the homey, domesticated kind connected with legal drugs* which is regarded with less fascinated interest and more tolerance. Evidence for this revisionist proposition can first be found in the ban against prepared opium, the drug prohibition that set the pattern__ for the future. Prepared opium is what...

Joint Rolling Around The World

This is a favorite among smokers in London and Amsterdam, where joints are often thickened with tobacco and rolling becomes a craft. r1ie rolling paper is IV d at an angle, filed and relied. The lilter is inserted at the end. r1ie rolling paper is IV d at an angle, filed and relied. The lilter is inserted at the end. 3. Unlike the American joint the European is conical and features a barber-stripe wrap. 3. Unlike the American joint the European is conical and features a barber-stripe wrap. 2....

Preparation of the smallquantity cocaine package

The cocaine package, commonly called a bindle 1 should consist of moderately heavyweight paper, smooth and free of printing. Start with a piece approximately 4 inches square (1). Fold diagonally (2). Next, fold ends in as shown (3,4). Tuck one flap inside the other (5). This forms an envelope, ready for use. To close, fold the bottom to the top, leaving flap as shown (6). Tuck top into the slot formed by the flaps (7). Finished packet (8).

Visible Rolling Papers No Grounds for Search

Police may not search a vehicle and its occupants merely because they see cigarette rolling paper in the car, the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court has ruled* The decision overturned the misdemeanor guilty plea of one Lloyd Baldon on the grounds that the lower Court of Claims should have granted an earlier defense motion to suppress as evidence a bag of marijuana found in the defendant's. pocketv Raldon was aire sled after two policemen approoched a car illegally parked on a...

Korean Nazis May Kill Busted GLs

Since January i. 1977. marijuana has posed a grave health hazard in South Korea, where a new law provides death for habitual offenders. Playfully dubbed the South Africa of the Far East by the 65,000 American GJ s and civilians who call it their vocationland, South Korea had never been known for political leniency. But the new law is Draconian. Anyone who habitually imports or exports marijuana for profit risks death or ten years at hard labor, a Korean spokesman for the Health and Welfare...

Interview With Michael Stepanian

GH- fiMBS How did y et started as a dope Ist aman* I became a lawyer in 1U05 in San Fran--, cis& y arid started working with Vincent Hallinan. X Hit's an expert, hu knows everything, and he'sjhe Roughest guy who ever lived. So I started working to l f become a criminal and personal injury lawyer. Thtn Ground *lwS7 1 started noticing what was hnpjienmp m .JHaight-Ashbury, At that stage. I was a very Jiard-nps'edi hard-drinking athletic, sort of heavy-handed kind of a guy. ) wanted to...