Which part of poppy plant is used to obtain the drug "Smack "?
Option 2) Latex
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Commonly called smack is chemically diacetylmorphine which is a white, odourless, bitter crystalline compound.
This is obtained by acetylation of morphine, which is extracted from the latex of poppy plant Papaver somniferum
Generally taken by snorting and injection, heroin is a depressant and slows down body functions.
‘Smack’ also called as brown sugar/Heroin is formed by acetylation of morphine. It is obtained from the latex of unripe capsule of Poppy plant.