Kōrero: Drugs

Advertisements for cannabis cigarettes

Advertisements for cannabis cigarettes

From the mid-19th century right through until the 1930s New Zealand sufferers of asthma and bronchitis were offered a range of herbal cigarettes which contained cannabis. The advertisement on the left appeared in the New Zealand Herald in 1882, and the one on the right in the Evening Post in 1904.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: New Zealand Herald, 5 August 1882, p. 2 (left); Evening Post, 2 January 1904, p. 2 (right)

Permission of the National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Drugs - Restricting drugs, 1866 to 1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/39564/advertisements-for-cannabis-cigarettes (accessed 29 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013