The Skeptical Bureaucrat
From deep inside the foundations of our Republic's capital city
Saturday, June 13, 2009
I Get No Kick From Cocaine (Toothdrops)
While browsing the
History News Network
I came across a link to this collection of
Weed, Booze, Cocaine and Other Old School "Medicine" Ads
. From the looks of it, every other man, woman and child in American a century ago was constantly hammered from over-the-counter drugs.
Mind you, the pharmaceutical industry was not completely irresponsible back then. At least Dr. Batty's Asthma Cigarettes were not recommended for children under six.
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