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Victorian drug problem - 1900
1800s

A Victorian addiction: The cocaine monster (1898)

We seem to be rapidly becoming a nation of cocaine fiends. If the number of those addicted to the use of the dreadful drug continues to increase at the present rate, the importation of a blessed alleviator of pain will have to be classed with opium and its use prohibited by law, except for medicinal purposes.

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1800s

No more rabies (1885)

No more hydrophobia! No more mad dogs! Dr Louis Pasteur’s experiments have resulted in a most brilliant success at perhaps the most important sitting held by the academy of sciences.

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