Where might you find them?

Examples of collections containing controlled drug objects may include:

  • Military – field kits, first aid kits, escape and evasion kits, medicine chests.
  • Natural history – plant specimens, e.g. coca leaf, opium poppy heads.
  • Pharmacy – apothecary jars, pharmacy bottles, shop rounds.
  • Science – laboratory chemicals.
  • Social history – prescription medicines, doctor’s bags, opium pipes, recreational drugs.