Drugs

  • Widely Used Drugs in the Old West

    During the 19th century, drugs such as cannabis, opium, cocaine, and heroin were widely acceptable and available in the Old West. Men, women and even children were prescribed these drugs which could easily be purchased over the counter. These narcotics were believed to be the cure for ailments like cancer, insomnia, depression, tuberculosis and many more. They, however, led to a lot of violence in the Old West. In this article, we focus on the history of some of the drugs in the Old West.
    Cannabis
    Unlike CBD oil, cannabis causes a high due to its high content in THC.
    Cannabis is one of the oldest drugs in …

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