07 September 2010


Mandrax was initially marketed as a sedative or sleeping tablet, it turned out to be highly addictive and was banned in 1977.

 Your guide to Mandrax, buttons, whites and all the other names for this illegal drug.

Mandrax in South Africa
Mandrax is still sold illegally in South Africa. In conjunction with dagga, it is the most widely used drug of choice in the Western Cape. In fact, Cape Town is reportedly seen as the Mandrax capital of the world.


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