1662 CE
First independent mention of coca in English literature

Restoration poet Abraham Cowley was the first to introduce cocaine into literature, with a 1662 work entitled "The Legend of Coca."

Source: Mortimer, W. G. (1901). Peru: History of coca," the divine plant" of the Incas. Vail.

Drugs: Coca (cocaine)
Regions: UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)