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  Drug Info: HEROIN Needle Blur~~~~~~

Smack, brown, horse, gear, junk, H, jack, scag

Heroin is a white or brown powder made from opium poppies.  Users may snort, smoke or inject it.

Brownish-white powder which is smoked, snorted or dissolved and injected.

Heroin is a depressant.  It also impairs the thinking process, which affects the way you act and make decisions. Heroin is highly addictive, and because of the way people use it, it enters the brain almost immediately.  Users build a tolerance very quickly and need more and more of the drug to feel the same high they did the first time they used it.

Heroin is commonly associated with fatal overdose and is a highly addictive drug.

•Short-term effects include a surge of euphoria followed by alternately wakeful and drowsy states and cloudy mental functioning.
Associated with fatal overdose and- particularly in users who inject the drug-infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis. Long-term users may develop collapsed veins, liver disease, and lung complications.

small doses give the user a sense of warmth and well-being;

larger doses can make them drowsy and relaxed.

heroin is addictive (even when only smoked);

users can develop a habit. Failure to continue use may result in sickness and withdrawal symptoms.In the end, escalating quantities of the drug may be required just to feel normal;

You never know the purity so the use of ANY amount can result in overdose, coma and in some cases death;

Because the strength of heroin varies and its impact is more unpredictable when used with alcohol or illicit drugs, the user never knows what might happen with the next dose.

injecting damages veins;

sharing injecting equipment puts users at risk of dangerous infections like Hepatitis B or C and HIV/AIDS.