White Powder Heroin
White Powder Heroin, which comes from the sap of the opium poppy plant, is an addictive street drug made from morphine. It comes in many forms, colors, textures, and cuts, and the most popular type of heroin can vary by region.
All types of heroin can lead to heroin addiction and overdose.
Most heroin is sold east of the Mississippi River. It is a white to off-white powder that comes from Mexico and South America.
Common Cutting Agents
Common cutting agents include lactose, quinine, talc, sugar, and caffeine. These additives can change what heroin looks like. They account for variations in color, which can range from white, black and brown.
Because white powder heroin dissolves easily in water, so, most heroin users shoot the drug. Some people snort it. It’s not usually smoked because it burns at a much higher temperature than other forms of heroin.
Furthermore, white powder heroin sometimes smells like vinegar and has a bitter taste. The fine white powder can easily be mistaken for cocaine. Dilaudid, ,, , , , , , , , , , , , XANAX, OXYCONTIN, OXYCODONE, SUBUTEX, RITALIN, ADDERALL, SUBOXONE, VYVANSE AND AMBIEN.
The process of making heroin from opium varies. Depending on the methods used and the facility in which it is made. These facilities range from state-of-the-art.
Legitimate laboratories run by fully qualified chemists. To clandestine labs run by illicit drug manufacturers.
To makeshift processes using old oil drums and outdoor fires run by local growers with little or no education in chemistry.
In addition, heroin has been manufactured in home labs by people attempting to convert prescription painkillers such as oxycodone into street heroin.
There is no way to know the point of origin or additional ingredients of heroin purchased on the street.
It may contain contaminants that are by-products of the manufacturing process, including chemicals such as calcium oxide, ammonia, chloroform, hydrochloric acid, and acetic anhydride. Dilaudid, ,, , , , , , , , , , , , XANAX, OXYCONTIN, OXYCODONE, SUBUTEX, RITALIN, ADDERALL, SUBOXONE, VYVANSE AND AMBIEN.