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April 19, 1943: Albert Hoffman takes the first dose of LSD, in Basel, Switzerland.

April 20, 2001: American Christian missionary Veronica Bowers and her seven-month-old daughter, Charity, are killed when their small plane is shot out of the sky by a Peruvian military jet as part of a CIA-assisted program that patrols the Amazon Basin for drug couriers.

April 20, 2002: Robin Prosser of Missoula, Montana, begins a hunger strike demanding access to governmental grown marijuana to help her treat symptoms of Lupus. Prosser says that marijuana helps combat the illness and relieves her of pain and stress.

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