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Smoking Banana Peels S Back in the 1960s a lot of young poeple took drugs and these people B would try anyhing to get a "high." One Craze was called " Smoking Banana w Peels " and that is what this is about . P It all started around 1967 when somebody wrote a letter to a hippie I paper in Berkeley , California to the ' Berkeley Barb ' and explained how p to smoke a banana peel to get high. First you have to peel the banana peel t and then scrape the white material that is next to the peel out . You then a must put this white material in the oven at 200 Degrees C. until it is dry m then roll it into a cigarette. A bunch of other hippie papers copied the t instructions and it became a craze and even TIME and NEWSWEEK wrote about it.
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Unformatted text preview: i Someone I know says he smoked banana peels once but he was "tripping" S on mushrooms at the time so he didn't know if it made him high or not. A o friend of mine tried smoking banana peels recently and he sasys it only gave f him a little bit of a headache. h Scientists said that their is a chemical in the banana peels called S serotonin and norepinephrine that are related to hallucinogens such as LSD s or " Acid " but it still doesn't work. Some people say the banana craze was o started by some hippies as a hoax because you can't make bananas illegal. s A man from the United Fruit Company said in NEWSWEEK " The only trip you can A take with a banana is when you slip on the peel. " t t...
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