Category: heroin

Legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker’s heroin and alcohol addictions were so severe, that after his death at 34 years of age, the coroner mistakenly estimated him to be between 50 and 60 years old.

When tested, Oreos were more addictive to lab rats than cocaine and heroin.

In 1898, Bayer introduced

diacetylmorphine

which was marketed as a cure for morphine addiction and cough suppressant. The drug is better known by its trade name, Heroin.