founder of the Mughal dynasty, Babur (1483–1530), a noted
party-goer and collector of intoxicating substances, described the
use of majoun, an edible confection made with a mixture of honey,
dates, oil, spices and hashish (or sometimes opium), in his
“Drug Use in
Afghanistan’s History” in Macdonald, D., Drugs in Afghanistan,
New York, Pluto Press, 2007.