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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heroin

Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate most commonly used as ... It is generally illegal to make, possess, or sell heroin without a license. .... Of the estimated 1500 drug users who did not benefit from the then-current ..... Traffic is heavy worldwide, with the biggest producer being Afghanistan.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_United_States_drug_prohibition

This is a timeline of the history of drug prohibition in the United States. Contents. [ hide] ... Anslinger who came from the Bureau of Prohibition as did many of its initial members. ... 4 heroin, which is what was being used by U.S. soldiers. ... 1979: Illegal drug use in the U.S. peaks when 25 million of Americans used an illegal ...

www.narconon.org/drug-information/heroin-timeline.html

Heroin Timeline Information presented as a public service by Narconon International. A time line of heroin usage, for drug education.

www.naabt.org/laws.cfm

Sep 9, 2016 ... The first Congressional Act took place in 1890 that levied taxes on morphine ... importation and possession of heroin illegal – even for medicinal use. .... and Physician Assistants to become eligible to prescribe buprenorphine ...

druglibrary.org/schaffer/library/opiates_outlawed.htm

This act did not prohibit opiates and cocaine generally, and these drugs were still ... of the drugs and the completely unrelated marketing of the drugs were becoming widely ... These drugs became illegal nationally with the passage of the Harrison ... Great Dangers of Heroin - NY Times, January 22,1914 · Boys Wrecked by ...

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/4647018.stm

Jan 25, 2006 ... History, regrettably, does not record the precise circumstances of the ... In the US, however, heroin, despite being illegal, was finding its way ...

heroin.net/about/illegal-heroin-and-united-states-law

There is no such thing as legal heroin in the United States. Classified as a Schedule I narcotic, heroin is illegal in any amount and any form. Whether it's white ...

www.alternet.org/drugs/10-startling-facts-about-history-heroin

Jul 22, 2014 ... Today, we think of it as the highly illegal brown (and sometimes ... our dramatically evolving views of it—took some surprising twists. ... it would become a century later, during the so-called heroin epidemic of the mid-1990s. 7.

theinfluence.org/why-are-heroin-cocaine-and-other-drugs-really-illegal-we-must-never-forget-the-answers

Apr 1, 2016 ... Heroin was created by German chemists during the late 1890s and marketed ... those of us who know marijuana as a drug that does precisely the opposite, ... Law enforcement has become so addicted to drug grants and drug ...

www.substance.com/ten-startling-facts-about-the-history-of-heroin/9292

Jul 21, 2014 ... Today, we think of it as the highly illegal brown (and sometimes ... our dramatically evolving views of it—took some surprising twists. ... it would become a century later, during the so-called heroin epidemic of the mid-1990s. 7.