It was illegally peddled as the "PeaCe Pill
." The use of PCP gained a great deal of popularity after it was initially introduced in the illicit street trade.
Rather, we need to ask tough, political questions, like Gore's: instead of pushing "happy pills" to pacify women, she asks, why don't doctors push "peace pills
" for men?
From the beginning, Tone notes, the tranquilizer market was driven by the demands of Americans who used "little peace pills
" to relieve life-impairing anxiety.