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a building where opium is sold and used

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Throughout the 1880s and 1890s, non-Chinese, white American opium dens popped up in major cities, as indicated in many reports published at the time.
It's set around the New York Knickerbocker Hospital in 1901, where the brilliant chief of surgery John Thackery (Owen) is addicted to cocaine and heroin and likes hanging out in opium dens - not quite what you want from your doctor.
It's set around the New York Knickerbocker Hospital in 1901, where the brilliant chief of surgery John Thackery (Owen, pictured) is addicted to cocaine and heroin and likes hanging out in opium dens - not quite what you want from your doctor.
Nathaniel will look for answers in the newly built colonial houses of the rich merchants as well as the opium dens of the slums looking for answers to his father's disappearance.
On Tuesday of next week, Chennai- (formerly Madras) based Tishani is to give a talk at Swansea University on her Mabinogion challenge entitled Gang Wars, Opium Dens, and a Surrogacy Clinic.
Thackery's also a cocaine addict who hangs out in opium dens at night.
The setting gives the author an opportunity to describe the traffic, noise, streets, bars, temples, tourist traps and opium dens in authentic detail, while following Harry's efforts to solve the ambassador's murder.
It originated in inner-city Chinese opium dens in the late 1800s, when people switched from opium smoking to heroin because it was much easier to smuggle.
Medical use, association of opium with Chinese immigrants, and the growing visibility of abuse are discussed, followed by institutionalization in saloons and opium dens.
Road's" plot and setting gave HBO plenty of opportunities for shots of cheongsams and rickshaws and storylines about slippery colonialists, opium dens and gambling addicts.
No grainy, black-and-white Sherlock Holmes drama is complete without scenes of seedy Chinese opium dens leading young nobles astray, but the truth is it never happened.
Muscat: The Directorate General for Combating Drugs and Psychotropic Substances at the Royal Oman Police (ROP) yesterday cracked down on a number of opium dens in the Governorate of Muscat.
Muscat, June 23 (ONA) The Directorate General for Combating Drugs and Psychotropic Substances at the Royal Oman Police (ROP) today implemented a crack down to a number of opium dens for drug pushers and users in a number of sites in the Governorate of Muscat, which resulted to arresting (76) people, in possession of a quantity of drugs and narcotics.
One of the few omissions seems to be lack of greater discussion of the underside of life in Dalat; there is a passing mention or two of prostitution, but (without seeming to be prurient) one might like to know more about brothels, opium dens, and other aspects of low-life, such as crime (other than those of that brutal captain).
In San Francisco, smoking opium in the city limits is banned and is confined to neighbouring Chinatowns and their opium dens.