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Pay attention to filtering your pharmaceuticals
May 17, 2012, 11:34 am
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The Harm Reduction Journal published an informative, well-researched article on filtration of morphine and particle contents of injections in 2009.  The research was done in Australia, however the main pill studied was the MS Contin timed-release morphine sulfate pill (widely available  in Canada and the U.S.).

Mophine filtered

Injection mixtures (cold extraction). Each mixture was prepared from one tablet as described in Methods. 1, unfiltered; 2, cigarette filtrate; 3, cigarette then 0.45 μm filtrate. McLean et al. Harm Reduction Journal 2009 6:37

Read the full article here


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Why they try and make pills uninjectable is beyond me ~ people will inject just about anything if they’re desperate enough, as we all know…

Comment by Gledwood

Nice blog.

Gledwood u r right, nasty crap such trap to make pill uninjectables

Comment by MauroFreakLoveH

We are a safety consultancy in Australia & have taken a stand on harm reduction after the death (avoidable) of a nineteen year old female at a rave in Sydney. We appreciate any support you can give us we have lost clients for our stand but use wheel filters the blue ones are 2 micron & if you find they block quickly (1) imagine what they are doing to your heart & (2) use a prefilter either a brown wheel filter or cigarette filter. Some cigarette filters are made of synthetic & super dangerous as well.. We advise on all safety matters as all lives are precious. we are not religious in the traditional sense we have the ethos that every one should make it home safe. Play safe_ stay safe any comments appreciated
PS you can suss me out as Maurice Dutton on the internet under academia or other sites I am the guy with the ultralight, its my favourite way of getting high
cheers

Comment by maurice dutton




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