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  • Published: 8 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446446119
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

Drugs

A User's Guide




An irreverent primer on everything drug related

Searching for the ultimate stimulant? Something you can have on the bus in the morning or in the ambient comfort of your own home? The latest User's Guide - a totally natural and controlled experience - is just what you've been looking for. It contains everything you always wanted to know about drugs but were afraid to ask: The history of recreational drugs, a catalogue of natural highs and pharmaceuticals, the physiological effects, drugs and religion, drugs and the law, drug customs from around the world, trafficking drugs, drugs in literature, film and art, famous drug takers, drug slang, urban myths, drug legends and horror stories, quotations, tales of outrageous behaviour and a kilo of curious facts and figures. Did you know that- --Scientists have found traces of marijuana among Shakespeare's personal effects--Victorian prime minister Lord Rosebery would snort cocaine to help pep up his public speaking

  • Pub date: 8 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446446119
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the Author

Mike Haskins

Mike Haskins is a comedy writer for TV and radio. His writing credits include everything from Smith and Jones and Smack the Pony to Freddie Starr and Russ Abbot.

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Praise for Drugs

“It's both informative and entertaining, and is an enjoyable read from cover to cover, or it can be just as easily dipped into..Your dealer would recommend it”

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