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Peyote and Mescaline

Peyote and Mescaline

by M. Foster Olive, David J. Triggle


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791085455
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: Drugs Series: The Straight Facts
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The Use and Abuse of Drugs   David J. Triggle, Ph.D.     6
Hallucinogens: An Overview     8
What are Peyote and Mescaline?     19
History of Peyote and Mescaline Use-Ancient and Modern     26
The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Mescaline     43
Psychological Effects of Peyote and Mescaline     52
Medicinal Uses of Peyote     61
Problems Associated with the Use of Peyote and Mescaline     69
Drug Enforcement Administration Classification of Controlled Substances     78
List of Chemicals Found in the Peyote Cactus     80
Native American Names for Peyote     82
Notes     83
Bibliography     84
Further Reading     86
Web Sites     87
Index     88

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