Opiate Addiction: Opium’s History as an Addictive Drug

The planting of opium was traced back to the Neolithic Age. The Romans, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Egyptians, Sumerians, Minoans and the Arab Empires made possible the spread of the plant to different areas of the world. The History of Opiates in interesting indeed. Pain Relief Opium was initially used in folk medicine as an anesthetic … Read more…

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