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morphine

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  • n  an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain

  • By 1937, twenty-three states had outlawed marijuana: some to stop former morphine addicts from taking up a new drug, and some as a backlash against newly arrived Mexican immigrants .
  • If the alcohol wasn't getting him, the morphine was.
  • By regulation of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, a physician may not supply morphine to a known addict.
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  • Cyril Wecht in Washington Post
    It is used for people who have been on heroin or morphine,Wecht said. "I have made those inquiries. I can only say to you no one has suggested anything having to do with drug addiction in this boy."
  • Dr Anna Pou in WXii 12.com
    It said Pou answered: "morphine and ativan."
  • Pete Burns in Ananova
    Burns, who appeared in CBB 2006, said: "I'm in a very serious condition on 24 hours intravenous morphine for the pain. Intravenous fluid as I'm so dehydrated and the kidneys can't retain the liquid. I'm critically ill and under 24 hours observation...

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