DIFFERENT FORMS OF HEROIN AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO COOK-UP TECHNIQUES: DATA ON, AND EXPLANATION OF, USE OF LEMON JUICE AND OTHER ACIDS

@article{Strang2001DIFFERENTFO,
  title={DIFFERENT FORMS OF HEROIN AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO COOK-UP TECHNIQUES: DATA ON, AND EXPLANATION OF, USE OF LEMON JUICE AND OTHER ACIDS},
  author={John Strang and Francis Keaney and G A Butterworth and Alison Noble and David Best},
  journal={Substance Use \& Misuse},
  year={2001},
  volume={36},
  pages={573 - 588}
}
Recent reports of the use of lemon juice in the preparation of heroin for injection have failed to recognize the importance of the different forms of heroin (in the form of the salt or the base) and the impact of this on the chemical manipulation required before injection. One hundred and four opiate addicts in London were interviewed about the forms of heroin (white, brown, etc) and their relationship to cook-up techniques (use of heat and acid). White heroin was typically prepared with water… Expand
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