What are the risk and side effects of smoking heroin?We explain more here, and invite you to post any questions in the comments section at the end of the page.
Smoking heroin delivers the opiate from the lungs to the arteries.
Then, it travel through the bloodstream and goes directly to the user’s brain.
People who smoke heroin experience feelings of intense euphoria and high.
It’s usually these feelings that make them chase the drug, becoming addicted within a few days-weeks-months of use.
Imperial Brands’ hiring of an expert in the field of medicinal cannabis to its board is one of the more interesting business stories to have emerged in recent weeks.
Simon Langelier, who has joined as a non-executive director, is the chairman of Pharma Cielo, a supplier of medicinal grade cannabis oil extracts.As such, it makes sense for companies in the sector to investigate new revenue streams.Research into the medical uses of marijuana has gradually increased, and political resistance has slowly (our youth will all become drug addicts if we allow it! Could Imps’ move ultimately lead to something for shareholders to put in their pipes and smoke? I admit to speculating wildly here, but we’re talking about a smokable product after all, and while liberalisation for purposes other than medicinal has proved to be highly controversial, it is beginning to happen. Certain US states, largely in the country’s west, have also moved in that direction.The gender of the fictional heroes isn’t the only difference between the two.Faced with that, big tobacco turned to the developing world, but speak to Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) and you'll learn that regulations there are tightening, albeit not as quickly as the organisation would like, while taxes are rising.In fact, the consequences of smoking heroin can be devastating to your health.