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Fifty years after "Summer of Love," drug use still going strong for some

July 18, 2017

Fifty years after “Summer of Love,” drug use still going strong for some

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

Fifty years ago, this summer, a social phenomenon emerged in California and swept the nation.  Called the “Summer of Love,” it began with tens of thousands of “hippies” converging in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district during the summer of 1967. Many were against the Vietnam War and consumerism, and passionate about music and meditation. There was […]

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