Opium for the Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication
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Opium for the Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication

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"Contrary to general belief, there is no federal law against growing P. somniferum."--"Martha Stewart Living"

"Regarded as 'God's own medicine, ' preparations of opium were as common in the Victorian medicine cabinet as aspirin is in ours. As late as 1915, pamphlets issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture were still mentioning opium poppies as a good cash crop for nort...more
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Published October 1st 2009 by Feral House (first published January 1st 1994)
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There were a few interesting facts and legal perspectives I'd never before considered. The book was somewhat informative, very opinionated, and a little bit dated. I read it on the recommendation of a senior work colleague, but I was overall disappointed with the lack of technical data.
Brad Lucas
The subject was interesting enough, but the book was riddled with spelling mistakes and badly formatted sentences. It was rather off putting at times.
It's amazing how much information this book contains. It's a complete how-to guide!
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