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  • n  derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain)
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  • 2 Chainz Arrested For Drug Possession At Los Angeles Airport
    Just days after the superstar rapper was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco, 2 Chainz has been arrested at Los Angeles’ LAX airport for pot, promethazine and codeine...
    June 12, 2013 - CBS San Francisco
  • 2 Chainz Arrested for Pot Possession at LAX
    According to reports, the rapper was also carrying ingredients common in sizzurp, the cocktail combining codeine and promethazine that's popular in the hip hop community. read more        
    June 12, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
  • 2 Chainz Arrested At Airport For Drug Possession
    UPDATE: TMZ now reports that 2 Chainz has been booked for felony narcotics possession. The rapper apparently had Promethazine on his person, along with weed. Promethazine is one half of the cocktail known as Sizzurp, along with codeine. Not a great week for 2 Chainz. The rapper was robbed this weekend , and according to TMZ , 2 Chainz was arrested Tuesday (June 11) at Los Angeles Airport for ...
    June 12, 2013 - Vibe Magazine

  • Gideon Koren in Science Daily (press release)
    With nearly half of all infants in North America being delivered by caesarean section or after episiotomy, there is clearly a requirement for pain relief for mothers,says Koren. "However, our study confirms that codeine as a treatment for...
  • Tim Harding in TVNZ
    Codeine is a product of the opium poppy, as is morphine and heroin,says Tim Harding of Care New Zealand.
  • Tobias Ellwood in Independent
    Mr Ellwood said: "It is ironic that the world, including Britain, experiences a shortage of diamorphine and codeine, but we choose to prevent the fourth poorest country in the world from producing it. Instead we are destroying the crops, alienating...

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