Opiates Research Paper

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Opiates are only one of many substances used in North America for recreational purposes. Opiates compromise a class of drugs used for dealing with pain. Opiates are made from opium which is derived from the poppy plant. Such examples include codeine, morphine, and heroin. Many people use opiates for multiple reasons such as recreation, medication, and personal escape. This essay will consider how economic stability, cultural groups, stress among youth, and accessibility contribute to trends in the recreational use and abuse of opiates. The economy can play a major role in the trends of use or abuse of opiates. The economy not only affects people’s income and sense of financial security, but it also affects the product value of opiates on the
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