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  • opiates
  • The prototype for this subgroup of semi-synthetic opiates is heroin and the group also includes dipropanoylmorphine, diacetyldihydromorphine, disalicylmorphine and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addiction
  • O'Brien and his colleagues at the Center for Studies of Addiction received personal praise, for their innovative research and results in helping patients recover from drug addiction, from U.S. President George H.W. Bush during a September 1991 tour of the center. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Polish heroin was used mainly in Central and Eastern Europe prior to the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the end of communist control of the countries of the Warsaw Pact or Eastern Bloc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • A complementary study of adolescents shows 1991 data for substance use within the past 30 days among a sample of approximately 17,500 eighth graders, 14,800 tenth graders, and 15,000 twelfth graders (75). (druglibrary.org)
  • the study in Aberdeen prison gave the first insight to injector and HIV prevalence in north east Scotland at a time of concern about the availability of cheap heroin. (bmj.com)
  • A 1991 study indicated that diazepam, in particular, had a greater abuse liability among people who were drug abusers than did many of the other benzodiazepines. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 1991-1993 British study found that the hypnotics flurazepam and temazepam were more toxic than average benzodiazepines in overdose. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • Polish" heroin (also kompot and compote in drug culture slang) is a crude preparation of heroin made from poppy straw. (wikipedia.org)
  • First, drug law enforcement investigations successfully dismantled much of the smuggling and trafficking operations of SWA heroin organizations in the United States. (druglibrary.org)
  • Respondents were sampled from among adults admitted to drug abuse treatment programs in 11 representative U.S. cities during 1991-1993. (umich.edu)
  • Born in Russia, Katzenberg grew up in Manhattan's Lower East Side and, by the mid-1920s, he had become involved with Arnold Rothstein in drug trafficking helping purchasing heroin from Europe and establishing pipelines into New York for distribution throughout the rest of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • McCoy, Alfred W. The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade. (wikipedia.org)
  • The severity of the benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome has been described by one benzodiazepine drug misuser who stated that I'd rather withdraw off heroin any day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drug traffickers take advantage of expanding port facilities in coastal cities, such as Qingdao, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Guangdong, to ship heroin along maritime routes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noscapine has also been used to identify drug users who are taking street heroin at the same time as prescribed diamorphine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noscapine is currently being investigated as the preferred drug candidate for the clinical trials based on its effectiveness on Heriditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) stem cells, safety data, toxicology data, patent status, availability, and future affordability to HSPers. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • From 1980 through 1987, SWA heroin was the predominant form of heroin available in the United States, as evidenced by its prominence in DEA indicator data and the large number of investigations that were conducted against SWA heroin traffickers. (druglibrary.org)
  • dependent
  • The threshold of developing amenorrhoea appears to be dependent on low energy availability rather than absolute weight because a critical minimum amount of stored, easily mobilized energy is necessary to maintain regular menstrual cycles. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • However, since that time, heroin from Southeast Asia has dominated the domestic market. (druglibrary.org)
  • If I was withdrawing from benzos you could offer me a gram of heroin or just 20mg of diazepam and I'd take the diazepam every time - I've never been so frightened in my life. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • However, investigative intelligence and indicator programs suggest that it is too soon to determine if these seizures represent a concerted effort by SWA heroin trafficking organizations to expand their operations and market share in the United States. (druglibrary.org)
  • small
  • Nevertheless, large, well-organized SWA heroin trafficking groups and small, independent traffickers remain capable of supplying heroin to the U.S. market. (druglibrary.org)
  • operations
  • Following Rothstein's death in 1928, Katzenberg was readily enlisted by Luciano and Louis "Lepke" Buchalter to obtain heroin for their own operations as well as bootleg liquor. (wikipedia.org)
  • test
  • Since the diamorphine in street heroin is the same as the pharmaceutical diamorphine, examination of the contaminants is the only way to test whether street heroin has been used. (wikipedia.org)
  • internet
  • Due to increased availability of the internet and satellite television outside of the United States, plus the reduction of import tariffs under NAFTA, fashion became more globalized and homogeneous in the late 1990s and early 2000s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originating from a recipe originally published as a hoax in the Berkeley Barb in March 1967, variants of this legend often circulate on the Internet and were popular on BBSs well before the widespread availability of Internet access through William Powell's "The Anarchist Cookbook. (wikipedia.org)