The Truth About Heroin: Not Just A 'Tenement' Drug Or What You've Seen On Trainspotting
There are two ways that heroin kills, says Dr Campbell. Heroin is toxic to the brain because it depresses the respiratory sensors. Take too much and you literally stop ... use, the drug destroys self-belief, leading users to believe they cannot live ...
The Drug Dealer in the Cupboard: How The Prescription Drug Epidemic Revived Heroin in America
Naturally, like millions of other young Americans would do in ... day I get out I'm selling 'em...selling 'em to get heroin, bruh.” Joey told me. “Yeah, I was thinking, while I was selling 'em, that if this ain't gonna stop me from using, you know ...
Russia's Heroin Habit
MOSCOW -- With his glassy pale-blue stare, missing teeth, and emaciated frame, Igor knows all too well the damage heroin can do. But after a decade of using the drug ... financial investment. If you don't work, you can't get any [money].
How Long Island is Losing its War on Heroin
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, who dubbed the Long Island Expressway “Heroin Highway” because dealers use it to get the drug from the city ... which isn’t always medically necessary—being dope sick is painful, but not deadly ...
Heroin has become common in county
But since 2004, the use ... you wind up having to do the best job you can. You don’t stick your hand under a seat cushion and slide your hand along, I’ll tell you that.” And addicts who wind up in jail can get “dope-sick,” or go into heroin ...