Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate typically
used as a ... Heroin was first made by C. R. Alder Wright in 1874 from morphine,
a natural product of the opium poppy. Int...
Heroin Timeline Information presented as a public service by Narconon
International. ... 1924 Heroin Act - made manufacture and possession of heroin
Sep 9, 2016 ... Banned the importation, possession and use of "smoking opium". ... importation
and possession of heroin illegal – even for medicinal use.
These drugs became illegal nationally with the passage of the Harrison ... Then
the US Government just made the terms of the taxes and licenses impossible to
meet. ... Great Dangers of Heroin - NY Times, January 22,1914 · Boys Wrecked
Apr 1, 2016 ... Heroin was created by German chemists during the late 1890s and marketed ...
Cocaine was criminalized for similar reasons, only this time the ...
Jan 25, 2006 ... As recently as the 1950s, heroin was a popular medicine prescribed by ... By
contrast, in the US, where heroin was outlawed in 1925, it was ...
Individual cities and states made the use of heroin and other opiates illegal as
they saw fit for their community before 1890. In general, the focus of these laws ...
Cover image linked to printable Heroin Fast Facts brochure. ... Is heroin illegal? ...
heroin is produced from morphine, which is a principal component of opium.
Jul 22, 2014 ... Although the UK made the drug illegal in 1926, doctors could—and still can—
prescribe it ... Heroin was originally called tetra acetyl morphine.
Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug. It is used by millions of addicts around
the world who are unable to overcome the urge to continue taking this drug every