Sears' mail order catalog, in 1902, included opium, marketed as a "homeopathic remedy". They also sold heroin and cocaine.
January 7 at 1:37 PM
In 1918, more than a hundred waiters were arrested in Chicago for slipping a mickey to bad tippers.
December 12 at 1:48 PM
The drink containing chloral hydrate - a "mickey" - got its name from Mickey Finn, a Chicago restauranteur who in 1903 used the drink to drug his patrons and rob them.
December 4 at 4:22 AM
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