Brandname of a "translation drug" obtained from lichens on the Proxima star system, and brought back to our Solar system by Palmer Eldritch, in Philip K. Dick's book "The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch".

Marketed under the slogan: GOD PROMISES ETERNAL LIFE. WE CAN DELIVER IT, it takes its consumers to a virtual world, as real as reality, as well as to any type of world the consumer could imagine or create.

Takers of Chew-Z can spend hours, weeks, or years in the virtual worlds, and when they decide to come back, a mere second or two would have passed in normal time.

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