The Crime of Heroin Possession

What is heroin?
Heroin is a highly additive depressant, processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance in the seed pod of certain types of poppies.  Heroin can be sniffed/snorted, smoked, or injected, with injection being the most effective method of low-purity heroin abuse.  High-purity heroin lends itself to snorting, but may damage nasal passages and takes [...]