Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at corner drugstores. According to one pharmacist, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, regualtes the stomach and the bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health."

Bob Griffin
Bergen Historic Books, Inc.


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