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Expand your mind by use of hallucinatory drugs.


This became a commonplace saying and slogan in the 1960s hippie era. The first reference to it that I can find is from October 1965, when it appeared in Ohio newspaper The Sunday Messenger - in Jack Thomas' Music Guide Top Ten:

"Pick Hit of the Week - Blow Your Mind - The Gas Co."