Drugs: A User's Guide

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Random House, Jun 8, 2011 - Humor - 320 pages
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Searching for the ultimate stimulant? Something you can have on the bus in the morning or in the ambient comfort of your own home? The latest User's Guide - a totally natural and controlled experience - is just what you've been looking for. It contains everything you always wanted to know about drugs but were afraid to ask: The history of recreational drugs, a catalogue of natural highs and pharmaceuticals, the physiological effects, drugs and religion, drugs and the law, drug customs from around the world, trafficking drugs, drugs in literature, film and art, famous drug takers, drug slang, urban myths, drug legends and horror stories, quotations, tales of outrageous behaviour and a kilo of curious facts and figures. Did you know that- --Scientists have found traces of marijuana among Shakespeare's personal effects--Victorian prime minister Lord Rosebery would snort cocaine to help pep up his public speaking
 

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Contents

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ITS ONLY NATURAL
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INNUVATIDNS
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MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
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Addiction
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ANIMALS 0N DRUGS
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SIGNED TO DEATH
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DRUGS TOUR
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One and one
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About the author (2011)

Mike Haskins is a comedy writer for TV and radio. His writing credits include everything from Smith and Jones and Smack the Pony to Freddie Starr and Russ Abbot.

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