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Keyword: Heroin; Language: English

Chasing the dragon

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Chasing the dragon is a way of smoking heroin. It usually involves placing powdered heroin on foil and heating it from below with a lighter.

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Detoxification

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Detoxification or detox describes the way in which a drug such as heroin is eliminated from the drug user’s body, often with the help of a doctor and/ or specialist drug worker.

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Golden crescent

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The Golden Crescent is a mountainous area of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan where opium has been grown for hundreds of years. This area has been a main source of supply of heroin to the UK.

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Golden triangle

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The Golden Triangle is a mountainous area of Burma, Laos and Thailand just south of the Chinese border, where opium has been grown for hundreds of years.

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Hard drugs

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This term usually refers to drugs that are seen to be more dangerous and more likely to cause dependency such as heroin and crack cocaine than those designated as soft drugs such as cannabis and LSD.

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Heroin and other opiates

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Also known as: Boy, brown, china white, dragon, gear, H, horse, junk, skag, smack, diamorphine, morphine, methadone, opium, codeine, pethidine, dihydrocodeine (DF118), palfium, diconal, temgesic, physeptone Heroin (medical name ...

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