The Historical Timeline of Opioids

During the end of 2017, the white house declared a state of emergency on opioids. How did we get here? According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, opioids consist of the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine,…

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