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Heroin

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Heroin is an opioid pain killer. It is also used less commonly as a cough suppressant and as an .... Of the estimated 1500 drug users who did not benefit from the then-current oral substitution trea...

History of Heroin - Narconon

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Heroin, which is a very popular drug of choice in the American drug culture today, ... The opium influx during this period was due in large part to the drug being ...

The Buyers - A Social History Of America's Most Popular Drugs - PBS

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First synthesized in 1887, the stimulant amphetamine became popular in 1920s in ... occurred during the 1950s, but the practice did not spread until the 1960s(1). .... of street heroin in the 1980s and 1990s led to the potential of the drug being ...

The Bayer Company Made Heroin - disinformation

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Mar 24, 2010 ... The German pharmaceutical giant also introduced heroin to the world. ... and anti -inflammatory was well on its way to becoming the most popular drug ever. .... - However, opiates use apparently did no long term damage to ...

The Pharmaceutical Company Bayer Coined the Name "Heroin" and ...

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Feb 17, 2012 ... Heroin, more technically known as diacetylmorphine, was first ... Because Heroin worked well as a sedative and respiration depressor, it did indeed work ... that Bayer's claims of the drug not being addictive were completely false, with ... As such, it quickly became one of the more popular medicinal and ...

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | When heroin was legal

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Jan 25, 2006 ... As recently as the 1950s, heroin was a popular medicine prescribed by family ... During the 19th Century, opiates had become a valuable commodity for .... Anything which could do the same thing as heroin did to that girl is ...

History of Opium, Morphine, and Heroin - In The Know Zone

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What if you become a suicide survivor? Explaining Suicide to .... Laudanum continued to be popular, and was actually cheaper than beer or wine. ... Heroin was touted to doctors as stronger than morphine and safer than codeine. It was ...

Heroin Addiction's Fraught History - The Atlantic

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Feb 24, 2014 ... ... who use them, even when the drugs were as legal—and popular—as Tylenol. ... that Philip Seymour Hoffman did in fact die from a lethal heroin overdose. .... By the late 60's, 200,000 American heroin addicts had become ...

Heroin Facts and Effects | Drug Policy Alliance

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Although Afghanistan produces the majority of the world's heroin, South American heroin has become the most prevalent type available in the U.S., particularly ...

Heroin Gains Popularity as Cheap Doses Flood the U.S. | TIME

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Feb 4, 2014 ... Now, as Mexican heroin production has increased, it is being ... 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and popular opiates like ...

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Heroin: A Hundred-Year Habit | History Today

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Bayer's pre-war heroin bottle, originally containing 5 grams of Heroin substance. In 1898 a German ... How, then, did nineteenth-century science come to bequeath this notorious drug of abuse to twentieth-century crime? ... Popular Topics ...

10 Drugs That You Won't Believe Used to Be Legal - Toptenz.net

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Dec 1, 2014 ... By the 1950s, this legal medication had become popular under the name of ... Heroin used to be legal, until it became apparent that it is more ...

What is Heroin? How is Heroin Made? What is Heroin Made of ...

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Heroin (like opium and morphine) is made from the resin of poppy plants. Milky ... the drug was soon being widely used as a treatment for heroin addiction.