Navigation Links
Highly Pure Form Of heroin Proving To be lethal Killer

Strathclyde police have issued a warning to drug users about the quality of the class-A drug. A lethally pure form of heroin is being sold on the west coast// of Scotland has caused a sharp rise in drug-related deaths.

Since the beginning of this year there has been 82 inquiries into drug-related deaths in Strathclyde, compared to 48 for the same period last year. The police have said that not only is the heroin presently available highly pure, a typical deal currently contains 125mg of the drug, compared to the 100mg which was the standard norm in the past. This they say has resulted in the average strength of a street deal being almost twice that of the same period last year.

They further explained that the high-purity heroin could be lethal to addicts, whose tolerance is based on normal strengths of the drug, which in normal conditions are adulterated, or "cut", by drug dealers in order to make their supplies go further and generate more money.

Detective Superintendent John McSporran, of Strathclyde Police, said that the problem has highlighted the inherent danger of taking drugs, but also advised addicts take precautions to ensure their own safety.

He said that the drug users should be aware that heroin of a higher than normal strength is being sold on the streets of Strathclyde, so he urged the people addicted to taking these illegal stuff to take the necessary precautions, making sure the drugs were safe, and that they were not alone when consuming them. Anti-drugs campaigners have called for those peddling killer deals to be charged with culpable homicide.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Highly Educated More Prone To Parkinsons Disease
2. Alzheimers Disease Progresses Rapidly In Highly Educated
3. Mapping Of Brain Highly Beneficial For Safer Brain Tumor Surgery
4. Highly Potent TB Strain Plays Favorites Targeting Specific Ethnic Groups
5. Highly-Concentrated Botulinum Preparation Can Result in Severe Illness
6. Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter
7. Act Now To Cleanse Highly Polluted River Hindon, Says Study
8. Four Gay Men Carrying Highly Multiple-drug Resistant Strain of HIV Reported
9. New Treatment For Psoriasis Is Highly Effective
10. Nonsurgical Therapy Highly Effective for Pain and Infertility in Men
11. Eating Disorders Highly Prevalent Among Gay and Bisexual Men
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Spectrum Aquatics has launched a brand ... been designed and built with the user in mind. , “Over the last two ... us that an ADA 400 lbs lift is a necessary requirement for certain facilities ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... Center – Vidalia, GA; Houston Methodist – Houston, TX and Shore Medical Center – ... 1,000 and use three different, leading EHR solutions, demonstrating the breadth of Phynd’s solution ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... 2016 Cool Vendors in Security Infrastructure Protection report by Gartner1 Inc. , Each ... series of research reports evaluating these innovative vendors and their products and services. ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... To meet ... to the healthcare industry, The University of Scranton is adding a Certificate in ... to a career in rapidly growing field of healthcare information. , Healthcare ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... ... 30, 2016 , ... As the CDC relaxes its stance on traditional No-Nit ... keep their households lice free. , According to a May 26 article from ... kids in the classroom despite the fact that they may be harboring an infestation. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2016)... BANGALORE , May 30, 2016 - ... Limb Ischemia due to Buerger,s disease - Stempeucel® becomes ... body, anywhere in the world - Buerger,s Disease (also ... India and Globally - Prevalence ... India and 2 per 10,000 persons in the European ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... May 27, 2016 LabStyle Innovations ... Diabetes Management Tool, today announced that the Company,s Chief Financial ... MicroCap Conference being held June 1-2 in New ... held June 7-9 in Los Angeles, CA. ... recent corporate and operational milestones, including the U.S. FDA Clearance ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: AMBS), ... and Orphan Diseases, today announced that President & CEO Gerald ... SeeThru Equity MicroCap Conference   Where: ... , NY When: Tuesday, May 31 st , ... Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 East 42 nd St, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: