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. . . Taken a Trip into the War on Drugs

Sunday, November 14, 2004; Page C02

. . . taken a trip into the war on drugs. Step inside the history of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the drug trade from the mid-1800s to the modern day. Aging hippies can reminisce at the head shop display while others learn about crack houses of the '80s, "heroin chic" of the '90s and the days when shoppers could get cocaine at their corner drugstore.

Weapons in fighting drugs are displayed at the DEA Museum and Visitors Center. (Matt Sheehan -- The Washington Post)

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The DEA Museum and Visitors Center is at 900 Army-Navy Dr. in Arlington, across South Hayes Street from Macy's. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. More information is available at www.deamuseum.orgor 202-307-3463.

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