Heroin and Other Opioids: Poppies' Perilous Children by E.J. Sanna
  

Heroin and Other Opioids: Poppies' Perilous Children

E.J. Sanna

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Heroin and Other Opioids: Poppies' Perilous Children by E.J. Sanna

Heroin, opium, morphine, and codeinethe natural opioids. In Heroin and Other Opioids: Poppies' Perilous Children, you'll learn about these substances as well as newer derivatives, all of which can impact lives in serious and negative ways. Take a trip through the history of opium production and use, and its role in political history. Discover that opioids were popular patent medicines, the primary ingredients of such "e;medicines"e; as Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Hamlin's Wizard Oil, and other "e;cures for what ails you."e; Heroin and opioids didn't just go away when their use was outlawed. Instead, they became part of a large illegal narcotics market. Legal derivatives were also produced and marketed as effective treatments for pain and other conditions.

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eBook

Author

E.J. Sanna
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Publisher

Mason Crest Mason Crest

Publication date

2nd September 2014

ISBN

9781422292976



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