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Heroin

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Confessions of a Heroin Addict | Addicted

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Mexico's deadly heroin problem - BBC News

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Where does America's heroin come from?

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Demi Lovato in hospital after 'heroin overdose'

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Heroin Withdrawal: What Going Cold Turkey Feels Like

Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. Medically it is used in several countries to relieve pain or in opioid replacement therapy. Heroin is typically injected, usually into a vein; however, it can also be smoked, snorted or inhaled. The onset of effects is usually rapid and lasts for a few hours.
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