Dr. James C. Munch testified in court, under oath, that he had smoked marijuana, and it turned him into a bat. Dr. Munch was the “official expert” on marijuana for the U.S. government from 1938 to 1962.
In 1898 Bayer introduced diacetylmorphine, marketed as a cure for morphine addiction and cough suppressant. The drug is better known by its trade name, Heroin.
A 1970s Canadian science experiment made drugs freely available to both caged rats and colony rats: The rats in cages developed drug habits. The rats in normal ‘society’ refused them.
Aldous Huxley author of “Brave New World”, was so influenced by the power of LSD that he requested his wife to inject him 100 µg of LSD on his death bed.
Scientists have created a scientific version of marijuana called ‘Dimethylheptylpyran’. When smoked, it’ll keep you high for at least 2 days
There is a drug, called DNP, which causes the human body to effectively burn body fat at an extremely fast rate. The downside? Most of the energy stored in the fat is released as heat when it is metabolized. Take too much DNP and you will literally cook yourself to death.
A quadriplegic man was sentenced to 10 days in jail for a first time offense of possession of marijuana, despite the prison not having sufficient medical equipment for him. The 27 year-old died after four days in custody.
In 1986 the Red Hot Chili Peppers were budgeted $5000 by EMI Music to make a demo tape and set aside $2000 to spend on heroine and cocaine.
In 1968, two boys playing in a deserted and rat-infested tenement found the body of a 31yo drug addict, surrounded by religious pamphlets and empty beer bottles. Not until 19 months later was the body identified as that of child actor Bobby Driscoll, Academy Award winner and voice of Peter Pan.
Actor Nicolas Cage and his cat once took magic mushrooms together.