Homebake (slang)

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Homebake is a slang name used in New Zealand and Australia for morphine produced from codeine when it is difficult to obtain heroin.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand Institute of Chemistry. Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals Documents. Opiate Chemistry and Metabolism Page accessed April 3, 2016
  2. ^ Bedford KR et al. The illicit preparation of morphine and heroin from pharmaceutical products containing codeine: 'homebake' laboratories in New Zealand. Forensic Sci Int. 1987 Jul;34(3):197-204. PMID 3666623