...the Gunjah Wallah Co. in New York began advertising "Hasheesh Candy" (possibly similar to the "dawamesk" used by the Club des Hachichins) which was advertised as
The Arabian "Gunjh" of Enchantment confectionized. -- A most pleasurable and harmless stimulant. -- Cures Nervousness, Weakness, Melancholy, &c. Inspires all classes with new life and energy. A complete mental and physical invigorator....
SOURCE:
from page 201 of the Level Press edition of The Hasheesh Eater (edited by Horowitz, M., Level Press: San Francsico, 1975)
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