History of Drugs in America
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In the nineteenth century, the Sioux Indians of the Great Plains became addicted to coffee, which they called kazuta sapa—"black medicine." For a time, white traders were able to obtain a buf...
"The plant is idolatry and the work of the Devil, and appears to give strength only by a deception of the Evil One; it possesses no virtue but shortens the life of many Indians who at most escape f...
Per capita consumption of coffee in the US in 1830: 3 pounds ...in 1850: 5.5 pounds ...in 1859: 8 pounds ...in 1900: 12 pounds ...in 1939: 14 pounds ...in 1941: 16.5 pounds ...in 1946: 19.8 pounds...
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bootlegger, bootlegging, bootleg A smuggler of illegal liquor. During Prohibition, alcohol continued to be legal in Canada, Mexico, Cuba, and most other nations, and bootleggers did a huge business...
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