At this writing the most harmful form of opiate with which we have to deal is heroin.
Heroin in doses of from 1/24th to 1/12th grain is often of service.
Heroin hydrochloride has been tried in their place, but this seems to have more power over slight than over severe cases.
Another is a society woman who was given a dose of heroin and that one dose proved sufficient for her undoing.
At the beginning of my Administration there were over a half million heroin addicts in the United States.
She lives in the inner city, where she cares for infants born of mothers who are heroin addicts.
In each case the victim was a heroin fiend and took an overdose.
For those who have opium, cocaine, veronal, or heroin to sell can always find a ready market in London and elsewhere.
Morphine is the chief active principle, and codeine and heroin are the chief derivatives of morphine.
Codeine is one eighth the strength of morphine; heroin is three times as strong as morphine.