synthetic heroin

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Noun1.synthetic heroin - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-formingsynthetic heroin - synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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Its fast boats reached Astola Island and seized 27kg synthetic heroin dumped in bags.
PARAMEDICS have warned of a serious problem with synthetic heroin and other prescription drugs in Irish prisons.
A MAN who admitted handing a package of synthetic heroin, cannabis and steroids to a fellow prisoner has been jailed.
Since debuting her scathing project in the January 2018 issue of this magazine, Nan Goldin has been vocal about holding the Sackler family (major arts patrons who own Purdue Pharma) and their company accountable for distributing their version of synthetic heroin. She is a powerful example of an artist getting political.
Makers of these powerful opioids convinced government regulators that these oxycodone (synthetic heroin) drugs had a lower potential for abuse.