Brown Heroin

A contaminated heroin imported from Mexico in 1974 that was linked to folliculitis and subcutaneous nodules, musculoskeletal hypersensitivity, fever, paraspinal myalgias, arthralgias, and periarticular tenderness
Side effects Hypergammaglobulinaemia, biological false positive reaction for syphilis
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ANF during a search operation at Islamabad Airport recovered Ice heroin, brown heroin and hashish from the equipment of a passenger.
RAWALPINDI -- The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Friday foiled an attempt to smuggle 10.35kg 'brown heroin' to Manchester and arrested a suspect at the Islamabad International Airport.
He said: "When me and Bennett got nicked we had over 50kg of brown heroin which is worth PS1.150m.
The man explained manteca is brown heroin, so named because it resembles bacon grease.
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Another ANF Lahore team, while checking a consignment of Sky-net Courier Company, recovered 1.6 kg brown Heroin concealed in the cavity of one of 24 cricket bats.
ANF Lahore while checking the consignment of Sky-net Courier Company, recovered 1600 Gms of brown Heroin concealed in cavity of 1 out of 24 Cricket Bats.
"Upon opening those pouches we recovered brown heroin concealed inside that was covered with solution tape and balloons," he said.
Deadly heroin hydrochloride - known as crystal heroin or china white - is TWICE the strength of brown heroin and much more addictive.
Citric acid is used to increase the solubility of brown heroin and has been offered to addicts who exchange their dirty needles for clean ones.
He was then searched, and a silver wrap of brown heroin powder was found in his pocket.
Then in the late 70s and early 80s a flood of cheap brown heroin hit Britain, nestling nicely into areas of economic deprivation where the recession had freed up a whole new host of users.