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Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. Heroin can be a white or brown powder, or a black sticky substance known as black tar heroin. Other common names for heroin include big H, horse, hell dust, and smack.
Have you found any needles on the ground in your community? Please submit the complaint form below for any needle clean up that is needed in the City of Milwaukee.
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For more information, visit our Opioids page
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