A bottle of Bayer’s heroin.. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine. It was also used to treat children with a strongcough.
Ah, the good old days: over-the-counter Heroin.
Reminds me of my post re legalizing, and taxing the hell out of, and making safer, the sale and distribution of pot. Should we bring these black economies into the light of legal day, or should we pretend they don’t exist, keep them illegal, and neither tax nor control them?
Bonus: Cocaine, for Children!
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