Opium Smoking

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Agreement For The Control Of Opium Smoking In The Far East
... The Agreement for the Control of Opium Smoking in the Far East, also known as the Agreement concerning the Suppression of Opium Smoking, was a treaty concluded in ... Article I provided that retail sale and distribution of opium would be limited to Government shops ... Article II prohibited minors under the age of 21 from smoking opium or entering smoking establishments, and mandated prison sentences for inducing minors to smoke opium, to enter ...
Smoking - History - Opium
... In the 19th century the practice of smoking opium became common ... A massive increase in opium smoking in China was more or less directly instigated by the British trade deficit with Qing dynasty China ... As a way to amend this problem, the British began exporting large amounts of opium grown in the Indian colonies ...
List Of Fictional Medicines And Drugs - Recreational
... cake made of "grain, protein, three vitamins, starches, sugars, an opium derivative, and artificial coloring" ... Typically rolled into a cigarette and imbibed by smoking ... but still experience a euphoric sensation upon smoking the drug ...
Chinese American History - Chinatown: Slumming, Gambling, Prostitution and Opium
... including gambling, prostitution and opium smoking ... Especially in the press, opium smoking and prostitution in New York's Chinatown were greatly exaggerated, while many reports of indecency and immorality were simply fictitious ... Casual observers of Chinatown believed that opium use was rampant since they constantly witnessed Chinese smoking through water pipes ...
History Of Smoking - Opium
... In the 19th century, smoking opium became common ... A massive increase in opium smoking in China was more or less directly instigated by the British trade deficit with Qing dynasty China ... As a way to amend this problem, the British began exporting large amounts of opium grown in the Indian colonies ...

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    The Reverend Samuel Peters ... exaggerated the Blue Laws, but they did include “Capital Lawes” providing a death penalty for any child over sixteen who was found guilty of cursing or striking his natural parents; a death penalty for an incorrigible son; a law forbidding smoking except in a room in a private house; another law declaring smoking illegal except on a journey five miles away from home,...
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    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)