How Dangerous is Opium Abuse?

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, “Opium is a highly addictive non-synthetic narcotic that is extracted from the poppy plant, Papaver somniferum.” The drug causes similar effects to the prescription opioids it can be used to create, but it is not currently used as a treatment for any medical condition. Some people abuse opium in … Continue reading How Dangerous is Opium Abuse?