History of Hooked opium


Watch: Hooked: Illegal drugs and how they got that way. Opium. View on the Bentley Library Website Academic Videos Online database for the 2014 updated version: You get to it from library.bentley.eduà”Research” tabàchoose “Databases A-Z”àscroll down to “Academic Video online”, type in “Hooked opium” and this link should come up: https://video.alexanderstreet.com/watch/opium-heroin?context=channel:academic-video-online
Ø Assignments to bring to class on Sept 16th:
Construct a timeline for the history of opium and its derivatives from the video
Research and write a brief summary of the situation regarding the opioid epidemic in the United States, particularly in Massachusetts, in the last 10 years.
Websites to consult for this: https://www.dea.gov/taxonomy/term/331 (scroll down the page to see the different articles and assessments); https://www.mass.gov/orgs/drug-control-program