The Warlords and Flooding of Opium during Bei-Yang Government
WANG Yue (Health Science Center Peking University, Beijing 100083, China)
During the period of Bei-Yang Government the warlords connived at opium flooding in order to gain the source of revenue and strengthen the influence. So opium spread unchecked with higher rapidity and larger scale than before. The Chinese people fell in the abyss of misery again. It brought serious evil consequences to Chinese society.