16. Good-bye to Tea!
"Gandhiji enjoyed his afternoon cup of tea — until one day I gave him a shock by asking him solemnly, though partly in jest, whether he could not do without regularly drugging himself. 'What do you mean?' he inquired a little anxiously. 'Well,’ I replied, 'isn't tea either a stimulant or a narcotic?' After a moment's reflection he said gravely : 'So it is.' And from that day tea was taboo."
- Mr. H. S. L. Polak in Vegetarian News.