2 thoughts on “Marx argues for legalisation of Class As

  1. “…the contraband character of that trade”

    I wonder what he thought about the widespread use of opiate tinctures and medicines amongst the workers and their children…Sydenham Laudunum, Venice Treacle, Dr. Bate’s Pacific Pill, Battley’s Sedative Solution and Mrs Winslow’s Soothing Syrup all did a roaring trade here in ol’ blighty.


    1. You can read about that too in Capital. Godfrey’s Cordial as child care (opiates in cordial!) and he railed against the adulteration of morphia by pharmacist petty bourgeois traders.



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