In a new report and accompanying book, Brown University political scientist Peter Andreas lays out the inextricable relationship between war and psychoactive substances.
- Wartime tobacco supplies for soldiers to help ease stress and alleviate boredom
- Russia’s funding of the largest land-based army in Europe by taxing vodka
- German, Japanese, British, and American use of amphetamines for soldiers in WWII
- The modern US war “on” drugs that militarizes domestic policing
The Quote: “We can’t understand the history of war without including drugs, and we can’t understand the role of drugs in society without including war.”