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Heroin is a highly addictive drug with many serious side effects.
Find out more about heroin's effects and the dangers of long term abuse and addiction. Opium, Morphine and Heroin.
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Opium - the first Painkiller. Opium is obtained from the opium poppy (papaver somniferum) by scraping the unripe seed capsule.
Though some people still refer to all drugs as “narcotics,” today “narcotic” refers to opium, opium derivatives, and their semi-synthetic substitutes. A more current.