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Heroin - Wikipedia


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 info - Narconon


Heroin Timeline Information presented as a public service by Narconon International. ... 1924 Heroin Act - made manufacture and possession of heroin illegal.

When and why were the opiates and cocaine outlawed?


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 by ...

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | When heroin was legal


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 ...

Heroin Fast Facts - US Department of Justice


Cover image linked to printable Heroin Fast Facts brochure. ... Is heroin illegal? ... heroin is produced from morphine, which is a principal component of opium.

Illegal Heroin and United States Law – Why Is Heroin Illegal?


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 ...

Culture - Why Exactly Is Heroin Illegal? - Drugs Forum


So why is heroin outside of the picture and made illegal. Some say its because it can be made on the streets...but so can morphine and plenty ...

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


In 1799, all opium trade was banned in China, but by then millions of Chinese were addicted. In some coastal provinces, 90% of Chinese adults were opium ...

10 Startling Facts About the History of Heroin | Alternet


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.

The real reason cocaine, heroin and marijuana are illegal has ...


Apr 15, 2016 ... In fact, the reasons that drugs like heroin, cocaine, marijuana and others are ... Cocaine was criminalized for similar reasons, only this time the ...

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A History of Opiate opioid Laws in the United States - NAABT.org


Sep 9, 2016 ... Banned the importation, possession and use of "smoking opium". ... importation and possession of heroin illegal – even for medicinal use.

Why Are Heroin, Cocaine and Other Drugs Really Illegal? We Must ...


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 ...

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


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  ...