The Nazis developed experimental drug cocktail in which the Nazi doctors found that equipment-laden test subjects who had taken the drug could march 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) without resting.
Freud liked cocaine so much that he would give it to friends and family as a gift.
Portugal decriminalized all drugs eleven years ago and the number of addicts has been halved since then.
In 1995, when looking through the manuscripts of Carl Koller at the Library of Congress, a German historian found a small envelope of cocaine with the note: “Remainder of the first dose with which I made my initial cocaine experiment in 1884”.
A study gave LSD to 26 scientists, engineers, and other disciplines, and they produced a conceptual model of a photon, a linear electron accelerator beam-steering device, a new design for the vibratory microtome, and a space probe experiment designed to measure solar properties, amongst others.
Police had a warrant to search for drugs in an apartment, found the drugs, and then realized they were in the wrong apartment.
Several European countries prescribe free heroin to addicts in order to improve their “social and health situation” while “significantly reduce[ing] costs incurred by trials, incarceration, health interventions and delinquency.”
In 1967 a magazine published a fake story about extracting hallucinogenic chemicals from bananas to raise moral questions about banning drugs. People didn’t realize it was a hoax and began smoking banana peels to try to get high.
In 1951, Disney published a comic in which Mickey Mouse and Goofy become drug dealers.