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Woman's holy war, Currier & Ives, New York, 1874, Library of Congress, 2003656595




High Grade Cigarettes, Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsca-44044, Rochester, 1880












Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library, broadsides:RBD00297, Toronto, 1890





















Drug Act, 20 July 1908


Opium Act, 1908
In the House of Commons on July 10, 1908, the Minister of Labour proposed the adoption of a motion prohibiting: “the importation, manufacture and sale of opium for other than medicinal purposes.” The manufacture, sale and possession for the purpose of selling crude opium or opium prepared for use by smokers was also prohibited. The bill was given Royal Assent on July 20, 1908.



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Canada's Tobacco Fund, Montreal, Library and Congress LC-USZC4-12681, 1915




Smoking Soldiers, Great Britain, 1915, Library of Congress, 2003675362





















Postcard Cigarette Fiend, 1917, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons








The new morality ply exit demon-rum--enter drug habit, William Allen Rogers, artist, New York Herald, 23 January 1919, LC 2010717807








































 



















 



















Group of Canadian Customs officers with opium smuggling devices, 4 July 1929, Vancouver Public Library, 22948























Lou Skuce, Taddle Creek, General Engineering Company, Archives of Ontario, 1939-45, Conan Tobias




























Dethrone King Alcohol, Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsca-42681, Topeka, 28 October 1951































































 







 




 



 
















Byte magazine, American Cancer Society,  Nov 1975, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons




 













 



 




A picture of Sir Raleigh coughing after smoking a peace pipe. LAC Acc. No. 1983-33-1762 National Minister of Health

 

Sir Walter Raleigh n'en savait rien...mais vous, vous le savez! LAC Acc. No. 1983-33-1762 National Minister of Health