Habit-Forming Agents: Their Indiscriminate Sale and Use a Menace to the Public Welfare. U.S. [at head of title] Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin 393

Habit-Forming Agents: Their Indiscriminate Sale and Use a Menace to the Public Welfare. U.S. [at head of title] Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin 393

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1910. First Edition. Exposé, targeted to residents of rural districts, of narcotic agents in patent remedies and soft drinks, as well as the illicit trade in morphine and other drugs. Illustrations depict numerous commercially-available (and perfectly legal) preparations containing morphine and coca-leaf extracts, Coca-Cola prominent among them (Coca Cola did not become entirely cocaine-free until 1929). Fairly well-represented in institutional collections, but uncommon in commerce. Octavo (23cm). Printed paper wrappers; 19pp; illus. Mild external age-toning, else Near Fine. Photographic illustrations in text (halftones).

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