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Can Poppy Seeds Cause a Positive Drug Test? U.S. Anti-Doping

10/22/2014
09:37 | Author: Sarah Gray

Is codeine a narcotic drug
Can Poppy Seeds Cause a Positive Drug Test? U.S. Anti-Doping

How does eating poppy seeds cause a failed drug test. prohibited in-competition), codeine, and a number of other non-narcotic alkyloids.

According to the WADA Prohibited List, morphine is a threshold substance and WADA-accredited laboratories determine a test is positive for morphine when the level of morphine in the urine is greater than 1.2 micrograms/mL. In most cases, consumption of poppy seeds in foods will not cause a positive doping test, but it is possible to exceed the morphine threshold by eating foods with poppy seeds.

How well the poppy seeds are cleaned and processed will determine how much morphine residue is on the seeds, and this varies depending on which country the seeds are from as well as how and when they were harvested.

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Narcotic crocodile eating Russians RT News

12/21/2014
07:14 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Is codeine a narcotic drug
Narcotic crocodile eating Russians RT News

The killer-drug known locally as "Crocodile" is fast becoming as widely used The narcotic is based on codeine, easily extracted from cheap.

Codeine drug cocktails leave Russians without prescription-free painkillers.

The narcotic is based on codeine, easily extracted from cheap medicines available in every drugstore. The name “Crocodile” comes from the drug’s deadly effect: its users' skin turns scaly before falling off. Injecting the lethal cocktail will rot a users' flesh in months; most of them die within three years.

Although the law will come into force on June 1st, 2012, many Russian regions have already banned the free sale of the drugs in question. As a result, local drug abuse went down by almost 50 per cent.

Aware of the problem and eager to stop the epidemic, Russian authorities signed a law prohibiting selling codeine-containing medications without prescription.

Drug users, meanwhile, are raiding neighbouring regions, where they can still buy codeine without restrictions.

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“The new law does not automatically mean that medical help will become more available,” member of heath services watchdog, Aleksey Starchenko, told RIA-Novosti. “If all people will start going to public hospitals, the hospitals will be overcrowded.” Follow us.

The killer-drug known locally as "Crocodile" is fast becoming as widely used as heroin in Russia.

While the Federal drugs agency is encouraging all Russian regions to join the boycott, ordinary consumers are arguing the new law will significantly complicate their lives – instead of simply buying much-needed cough medicines or painkillers, they will have to waste their time going to a doctor.

According to the Federal drugs agency, over 250,000 Russians are now codeine abusers – this is almost as much as the number of heroin users in the country.

Painful issue: painkiller ban targets addicts, hurting the sick.

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