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1: Heroin can be injected, inhaled by snorting or sniffing, or smoked. All three routes of administration deliver the drug to the brain very rapidly, which contributes to its health risks and to its high risk for addiction, which is a chronic relapsing disease caused by changes in the brain and characterized by uncontrollable drug-seeking no matter the consequences.
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Honolulu police say three southbound lanes of the H-2 Freeway after the Ka Uka Boulevard off-ramp are closed Monday morning due to an overturned vehicle.
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