American Tobacco Company also known as Lorillard sells an eCigarette called Blu. Altria makers of Copenhagen, Marlboro, Skoa(Phillip Morris) l has come out with an eCigarette called MarkTen. RJ Reynolds, the second- largest U.S. tobacco company – makers of Camel, Kool and Kodiak has come out with an eCigarette called Vuse. The cartridge holds a liquid carbohydrate called glycerin mixed with nicotine.
Elvis Presley Born: January 8, 1935 Died: August 16, 1977 A cultural icon, known as "Elvis," and referred to as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll“. Heart attack brought on from chronic abuse of a combination of drugs.
Jimi Hendrix Born: November 27 1942 Died: September 18, 1970 American guitarist. He is considered the greatest guitarist by other musicians. Pulmonary aspiration due to mixing sleeping pills with alcohol.
Jim Morrison Born: December 8, 1943 Died: July 3, 1971 Lead singer and lyricist for the rock band The Doors. Died of a heroin overdose, having inhaled what he believed to be cocaine.
Bon Scott Born: July 9, 1946. Died: February19 1980 AC/DC lead singer. Found in a car on a London road. Pulmonary aspiration due to alcohol poisoning.
Janis Joplin Born: January 19, 1943 Died: October 4, 1970 Heroin overdose.
NOSTRUMS Old time Medicines, Elixers and Patent Drugs Most early “medicines” contained drugs - with names we’re familiar with today …
Laudanum is Opium. Cloves for toothaches. Quinine – for malaria. Willow Bark Extract - acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin). Castor Oil - castor beans; laxative. Powered Nitre - potassium nitrate (saltpeter) – for asthma; toothpaste. Whiskey.
Laudanum has 25 times more Opium than a Paregoric. These are examples of tinctures. A tincture is a medicine containing alcohol. A grain equals weight of a seed.
Coryza is from the Greek kara = “head” and zeein = “to boil”. Chloroform - an anesthetic – like ether. Min is short for Minim = 1/60 th of a Dram A Dram is 1/8 th of an ounce a very small amount
Prohibition in the United States began in 1920 and lasted until 1933. Here’s prescription for whiskey dated 1929.
Which Amendment banned alcohol? 1 st 5 th 18 th What year did “Prohibition” begin? 1812 1919 Who was President when Prohibition began? Woodrow Wilson Franklin D. Roosevelt Which amendment ended Prohibition? 18 th 21 st