I have always been told its a certain species of Poppy that is used to
produce the drugs, that in general it would be hard or impossible to
do with the variety found in most countries. Any truth in that?
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I researched this point while considering medicinal plants to grow.
All the true poppies have opiates in them, one strain has less of the
types that make people sick. Removing those other opiates is not
The consensus of opinions recently expressed was that it depends on your
purpose and use. If wanted as garden flowers then OK but for nefarious
reasons it would be illegal.
Do not bleed the fruits!!
Best Wishes Brian. 'flayb' to respond.
You called me a stoner and a rock hound. And only because I said that I
didn't think poppies were illegal since they were the state flower of
California. You always assume someone's a druggie cuz they know a state's
official flower? I know other state's flowers too, does that make me a drug
Those aren't opium poppies....But you can find opium poppies all over the place,
growing 'wild', or get them from seed catalogs.
(or you could about 5 years ago, the last time I looked)
As for them being "illegal", what the light does *THAT* mean? Some group of
put something on a piece of paper. Do *they* necessarily follow it? Often not.
Pot is illegal too, but about half the people in America smoke it at one time or
another, and 10's of millions do so regularly.
Raw opium is a nice thing to have around. Mellow you out REAL good :-)
One heck of a lot easier to produce than alcohol, distilled or otherwise.
(tell "Cereus-validus" to bottom post and trim them too, if he wants me to
read his posts -- if he doesn't, it will apparently be no great loss..)
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