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History of Opium In 20th Century

Opium, the mother of pain relief medications, has a long history as a treatment drug. It was used in such ancient countries as Sumer, Assyria, Greece, Egypt, China, India, Persia, and others. Such famous ancient physicians as Hippocrates and Galen also prescribed it to treat several illnesses. Besides, ancient people were aware of its ability to provide euphoria. For those …

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