Just How Addictive is Opium?

Opium, naturally derived from the opium poppy plant has been used as a mind-altering drug for thousands of years ranking second only to alcohol in prevalence of use. According to Wellesley College, the opium poppy plant’s seedpod contains over fifty identified alkaloid substances, some of which include heroin, morphine and codeine. In terms of how … Continue reading Just How Addictive is Opium?