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11. On the legality of growing P. somniferum

  • This is Your Mind on Plants Michael Pollan, Penguin Press, 2021. Pollen’s first chapter, titled “Opium,” is based on his 1997 article for Harper’s Magazine, written at a time when the Drug Enforcement Agency seemed to be shifting its focus to home grown opium poppies. If you’ve never grown opium poppies before, take a page from Dorothy and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and avoid fields of them!