Colorado Experience

Indulgences of the West

Season 3 Episode 302 | 26m 39s Video has closed captioning.

A lack of regulation and easy access to potent tinctures made for fun times in the Wild West, but oftentimes led to addiction and health concerns for a large part of Colorado’s early population. Indulge in the strychnine-laced whiskey and opium-based laudanum of early Colorado.

Aired: 10/08/15

Rating: NR

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