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Hadacol (wikipedia.org)
38 points by benbreen on March 16, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 8 comments



Vaguely related: wine bricks [1]

“After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine.”

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prohibition_in_the_United_Stat...


Reminds me of how Winston Churchill, who liked a drink, worked around Prohibition-era rules while in the US: http://www.openculture.com/2016/05/winston-churchill-gets-a-...


So this is basically the American equivalent of an Amaro, but with vitamins instead of medicinal herbs?


> In 1943, LeBlanc conceived the idea that became "Hadacol" in New Orleans, when he had persistent pain in his foot and elsewhere.


plus a vitamin-infused comic book hero, Captain Hadacol™

http://web.archive.org/web/20100322211300/http://www.savagec...


Could the same strategy be applied to recreational drugs?


If you're talking about mushroom spores, then maybe. If you're talking about heroin or meth, then almost certainly not - considering even meth precursors(ephedrine) are regulated.


bath salts




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