Realizing We’re Not Alone

The History of Anti-Substance Legislation

During the late 1800s, the law was starting to realize the true dangers of the addictive qualities to opium. Addiction back then was not considered a disease but a moral flaw so state laws would try their best to outlaw opium despite the medical uses they would hold. It was not until later that lawmakers…

Early Substance Habits in History

Early Substance Habits in History

While drug use has been very prominent over the past several decades, drugs have had a role in history since before any of us were born. It is important to learn about where drugs like cocaine, tobacco, and marijuana came from as well as the early uses for drugs to better understand the minds of…