CANNABIS - HOME BREW PACKAGE:
CANNABIS - HOME BREW PACKAGE
After many years of trying, the museum was finally able to obtain a picture takers permission to use their photos of an actual “Parke Davis” min Cannabis home-brew box.
Note that according to the DEA in 1917[1b] (known as the “Bureau of Chemistry” back then), the contents were also used by “Mexicans and whites of the lower classes” for smoking purposes. And according to the label, it could be taken straight for . . . . . however its obvious purpose was for mixing and brewing at home.
[1b]- 1914 - Report of investigation in the State of Texas, particularly along the Mexican border, of the traffic in, and consumption of the drug generally known as "Indian hemp," or cannabis indica : known in Mexico and states bordering on the Rio Grande River as "Marihuana, " sometimes also referred to as "Rosa Maria, " or "Juanita." Author: Smith, R. Publication: Washington : Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Chemistry, - Year: 1917 - Description: 86 leaves ; 28 cm. [Note the museum has a copy]
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