Top 11 Drugs In Science Fiction And Fantasy

Mind-altering substances and fiction have always been linked. Here are the most interesting drugs in science fiction and fantasy.
Top 11 Drugs In Science Fiction And Fantasy
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11. Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope: Spice

Top 11 Drugs In Science Fiction And Fantasy

Influenced by Dune, the original Star Wars film alludes to the illicit substance spice. Though it provides medicinal benefits, Wookiee slaves are worked to death in the spice mines of Kessel where it is produced and turned into recreational drugs.

C-3PO’s even frets to R2-D2 that they’ll “be sent to the Spice Mines of Kessel, smashed into who-knows-what!”

Compared to many of the drugs in science fiction and fantasy, the Star Wars version of medicinal spice sounds a lot like marijuana on this universe’s Earth.

Sadly, due to law and money-hungry individuals, slave labor exists on many marijuana farms.

Don’t Do the Drugs In Science Fiction And Fantasy

Even though they might seem like they’ll take your typical Friday night from a Netflix session to a mindblowing, pain-free adventure, most of the drugs on this list come with a long list of negatives. Keep it real and stick to the natural, real remedy of weed.

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