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Opium in HCMC

A lockdown post. Looking forward to continuing to explore the city one great meal at a time. Here are some of my …


An Archaeology of Marijuana

In June, the recreational and medical marijuana industry in my home state of Colorado reached US$199 million in monthly sales, a new …


The Double Life of Coca

In Andean countries such as Peru and Bolivia, locals and tourists drink mate de coca, a tea made from coca leaves, to …


Opiates and the Volk

Digging out old snippets I’d forgot I kept handy – clearly not that handy, but near enough to the top of my …