Saturday, 18th November 2017

Heroin Opiates

Research articles about the effects of heroin and Opiates.

Heroin

The risk of accidental heroin overdose through uncertain purity of illicit powders has long been an major hazard for users, with casual users most at risk, rather than dependent addicts who have developed tolerance to the drug effects.

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Opiate Drug Testing

Drug testing methods

In the light of the serious consequences for the individual, and liabilities which can be incurred in the event of a positive or incorrect test result, Simpson et al discussed the need for established procedures covering storage, chain of custody, confirmation of results and appropriate legal standards for "library" matching of spectra from unknown substances (e.g. designer drugs) requiring identification.

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