A peek inside the medicine cabinets of our Junky Forefathers. We might scoff at anyone who attempts to justify their reckless drug use by claiming it’s mere medicine. We might even scoff at the doctor who attempts to explain that drugs are not all bad for your body, in fact heroin done precious little physical damage. But there was a time in the not-so-distance past that heroin, cocaine, LSD, cannabis and yes, even meth were used for legitimate medicinal purposes. It seems that drug perception is more a matter of advertising and mass marketing that it is chemical makeup.
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