Morphine is a narcotic painkiller, but addiction does not affect just one person, family or community. Morphine addiction costs the United States millions of dollars when you factor in healthcare costs, crime and criminal justice costs, accidents and lost employment.
Morphine Addiction Facts
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Family Services, morphine addiction is on the rise. Some of these alarming statistics are as follows:
Nearly two-thirds of morphine addicts report being...