By: Jazmine Peterson
what is heroin ?
Heroin is an opioid drug that is made from morphine, a naturally occurring substance taken from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant. Opioids, also known as “opiates,” are a class of drugs with powerful pain-relieving properties. Even centuries after their discovery, opioids are still the most effective pain relievers available to physicians for treating pa
how is herion used ?
Heroin can be mixed with water and injected with a needle. It also can be smoked or snorted up the nose
myths about herion
once you use heroin you are going to be addicted.
Heroin is less dangerous when smoked or snorted
Heroin is a drug abused only by older drug users
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