This is a blog, and as such, contains information, facts, thoughts and opinions that have been expressed in good faith as being correct at the time of publication. The information quoted from other sources has been duly referenced, and as authors,we are not responsible for the validity and correctness of those sources. The information and opinions expressed are not those of the University of Western Australia, for whom this project was intended, nor is the University liable in any way for the information and opinions expressed in this blog.

A blog is a living document, if you disagree, dispute or dislike what you find here, please leave a comment, and if you think you have relevant additions to suggest, leave a comment with that too, with references. If we change our mind about what is written, we may change it, this is a snapshot in time of our opinions. It is not a peer reviewed journal, it’s a blog, and as such is as correct as it could be at the time. It is not made for any commercial purposes, but to provide a repository for information on the macrohistoric view of the evolution of the role of alcohol, coca and cocaine in 21st century society.

If we have omitted any references, made mistakes, incorrect inferences or the like,  it is through error and not intent, please let us know, and information will be corrected and acknowledged.