Making a Mistake While High on Morphine

According to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), “morphine is one of the most effective drugs known for the relief of severe pain and remains the standard against which new analgesics are measured. Like most narcotics, the use of morphine has increased significantly in recent years. Since 1990, there has been about a 3-fold increase in morphine products in the United States.” Initially used as a treatment for opium addiction, morphine was scientifically proven to be an ineffective method of...