Painkillers Can Be Killers

Painkillers Can Be Killers

In 2013, more people in the U.S. died from a drug overdose than from any other type of “injury.” The surprising fact is that half of the overdose deaths involved prescription drugs, more than two-thirds of which were opioid painkillers. Continuing abuse and addiction issues are not only fueling overdoses, the painkillers (including ones like […]

Homegrown Morphine Is All the Buzz

Homegrown Morphine Is All the Buzz

Homegrown morphine is all the buzz these days. Scientists have recently figured out how to synthesize morphine and other similar painkillers without using opium poppy plants, which opens the door for consumers to adapt home-brewer kits for hardcore drug manufacturing. While there are no reports of homegrown morphine laboratories at this time, many experts feel it is […]

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