Historical Controversies

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The Milk of the Poppy

HealthMedia and CultureWorld History

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In the third episode of the Historical Controversies podcast, Chris Calton looks at the history of opium use around the world.

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The Attack on Marijuana During the 1930s

HealthU.S. HistoryInterventionism

How did Americans fall for the government's reefer madness? Listen as Chris Calton explains.

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The Roots of Drug Prohibition in America

HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

Chris Calton discusses America's early perception of drug use, and the origins of prohibition.

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