1700 CE
Mysteries of Opium Reveal'd is published

Mysteries of Opium Reveal'd, written by physician Dr. John Jones, is published. It was one of the earliest books specifically discussing opium. The book discusses the pleasures of opium but also the risk of addiction associated with it.

Source: Martin, B. (1996). Opium: A History.

Drugs: Opium (morphine, heroin, opioids)
Regions: UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
Topics: Health and social problems