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...

Dr Ayers Cherry Pectoral

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...

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).

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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...

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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...

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...

Cocaine

Anesthesia Snorted

I like lo think of cocaine as the thinking man's Dristan. The coca leaf and ihe cocaine it contains are necessities of life lo the Indians of ihe Andes region. For us in North America, on the other hand, cocaine ranks somewhere between mink coats and gold-plated bathroom fixtures on the survival scale. And like all sucli items il is a creature of fashion. Less than ten years ago no one whose livelihood depended on the good will of the public could afford to be labeled a coke user. Cocaine's...

Mittel

The Marquis of Outrage-Nature in His Laboratory Dress, 1716 Worlds u better use for it. The British East India Company sent thousands of adventurers abroad. Tobacco and opium smoking were forced on China, leading to nineteenth-century opium wars. The Asians lost, a fact the British victors smugly called opening the doors of China. So many drug plants flowed into Europe that science and technology accelerated at a maddening pace. The Swedish royal botanist CarJ Linnaeus invented...

Was A Hippie

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,...

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Da Carna, Vasco, 126 Dal mane, 245 damiana, 66, 80 as aphrodisiac, 106-107, 169 Daniken, Erik von, 286 Dante, 123 da Orta, Garcia, 126 Darvon, 229, 252 Darwin, Chades, 22, 23, 133, 236 datura (jimson weed),i, 57,66,67-68,255,281 as aphrodisiac, 67,101-102 effects, variety of, 68 in history of drugs, 8,13,17,21 religious uses-of, 38, 48, 55, 57 species of, 67, 68 uses of, 67-68 Davenport, John, 112 Davis, Adele, 185 Davy, Sir Humphrey, 22, 193, 235, 236, 247-24S DEA (Drug Enforcement...

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Helen, the child of Zeus, had a happy ihouglu Into the bowl in which their wine was mixed, she slipped a drug that had the power of robbing grief and anger of their sling and banishing all painful memories. No one that swallowed this dissolved in wine could shed a single tear that day, even for the death of his mother and father, or if they put his brother or his own son to the sword and he were there to see it done. This powerful anodyne was one of many useful drugs which had been given to the...

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Last year during top-secret 'Operation Startiek,' , a 54-day experiment with portable radar units, Customs radar showed 250 suspect radar blips, or 'bogies,', between San Diego and EI Paso. That's what the radar picked up, and most MAF pilots are experts at dodging radar. Twenty-three of Ihe suspicious bogies were tracked down and each captured airplane contained marijuana A Customs officer in EI Paso this year watched 13 illegal aircraft , cross the border on his radio scanner in one hour...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

Grass Returned to Owner

In an unprecedented decision, a Kenai, Alaska, Superior Court judge has ordered that eight ounces of marijuana must be returned lo its lightful owner. Judge James A, Hanson ruled that the Kenai Police Department has lo return the grass to llie home of Randy McGahan, According lo McGahan's attorney, Chuck Robinson, this is the first time a court has ever ordered that marijuana be returned to its owner after it has been seized from thai person's home. Police had been searching McGahan's home for...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Aphrodisiacs

The Occult Properties of Herbs. New York Samuel Weiser, 1969. Crowley, Aleisler. Cocaine. San Francisco Level Press, 1973. Davenport, John. Aphrodisiacs and Love Stimu-lants* Secaueus, N.J. Lyle Stuart, 1966. Gottlieb, Adam. Sex Drugs and Aphrodisiacs. New York High Times Level Press, 1974. Hendrickson, Robert Lewd Food The Complete Guide to Aphrodisiac Edibles. Radnor, Pa. Chilton, 1974. Heiser, Chad es B. Jr. Nightshades - The Paradoxi-cal Plants. San Francisco W.H. Freeman and...

The Lure Of The Mandrake

Opium Den London

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...

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...

The Powers Of Peyote

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...

An Ancient Mushroom Ceremony

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...

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...

Sole Heirs Of The Universe

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....

Classical Mandrake Prescriptions

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...

The Mezz

Poppa, you never smacked your cliops on anything sweeter in all your days of viping. It liad sucli a wonderful smell and the kick you got was really out of this wodd. Guys used to say it tasted like chocolate candy, a brand Hershey never even thouglit of. I laid it on the cats in the Barbeque, and pretty soon ail Hatlem was after me to light them up. I wasn't working then and I didn't have much money left to gaycat with, but I couldn't refuse to light my friends up. Before I knew it I had to...

Tiealth

Researchers around ihe would have found evidence that ilie body, when subjected to severe pain and stress, automatically manufactures substances with narcotic effects similar to those of morphine. Work on the subject began in 1971, when Dr. Avram Goldstein, head of the Addiction Research Foundation in California, found that within the mammalian brain there are molecules iliat he described as highly specific opiate receptors. That is, lliey combine chemically with molecules of opium-derived...

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...

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...