Monday, April 09, 2007

Pharmacist restores piece of the past - nasty drugs and all

From the Kitchener-Waterloo (Ont.) Record:
There's enough strychnine in the handful of vials to send most of the town into convulsions.

Then again, many of the drugs in Mike Bain's basement are cringe-inducing by modern medical standards.

Besides the strychnine, a lethal poison once used as a stimulant, the Castor, Alta., pharmacist is fond of Stillman's Freckle Cream and Codol, a cough syrup. ...more

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