Cavemen Were Stoners
They rocked in stone-age in 'religious trances'
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Oct 19, 2008 12:36 PM CDT
Researchers found prehistoric drug paraphernalia on the island of Carriacou.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – Prehistoric man apparently liked to get stoned in the Stone Age, scientists have discovered. Researchers found paraphernalia on a Caribbean island used to prepare hallucinogenic drugs for sniffing, dating back to prehistoric high times, reports the Telegraph. Experts believe the ceramic bowls and tubers were used to inhale cohoba, used by South American tribes as early as 400BC, possibly for religious trances.