History is littered with stories of the psychoactive properties of deli bal, still produced today in the Kaçkar mountains
Source: Creating a buzz: Turkish beekeepers risk life and limb to make mad honey | World news | The Guardian
Of course, the Sanskrit word for honey, madhu, like mead (the ancient drink made with honey) and mad (which is Sanskrit for hilarity, rapture) all come from the same Indo-European root.
"A British Indian author and journalist has been stripped of his Indian overseas citizenship after he wrote an article criticising the regime of the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi." The Guardian