"The Opium Habit: Some extraordinary Stories of the Extravagant Use of the Drug in Virginia"

Files

The Opium Habit NYT.pdf

Title

"The Opium Habit: Some extraordinary Stories of the Extravagant Use of the Drug in Virginia"

Subject

Substance use/ Substance Abuse

Description

This document looks at some interesting stories that a journalist encountered during a trip to Staunton Virginia. The writer describes the many different individuals who use opium and its derivatives for medical or personal use.

Source

Correspondence of the Cincinnati Enquirer

Publisher

The New York Times

Date

February 21, 1878

Contributor

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Citation

“"The Opium Habit: Some extraordinary Stories of the Extravagant Use of the Drug in Virginia",” Digital Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2022, http://digitalexhibits.wsulibs.wsu.edu/items/show/5595.