Heroin has been destructive and addictive drug for decades and the disease of opiate abuse has only continued to grow in the U.S. The drug has not always been illegal however and was initially created and marketed with medicinal intentions. When it was discovered to be addictive and dangerous for users in the early twentieth century, heroin gradually became one of the biggest sources of international crime with heavy trafficking throughout the world.
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