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Polish heroin
also called "compote"

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  1. is a crude, addictive opiate drug used mainly in Eastern Europe prior to the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the end of communist control of the countries of the Warsaw Pact or Eastern Bloc

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  2. The use of the term kompot or compote refers euphemistically to a traditional type of dessert popular in Eastern European countries made of stewed fruit, spices, and sugar

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  3. While related to opium, Polish heroin more nearly resembles poppy tea in its impurity, but can be very potent

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  4. This drug was also considered by Eastern Bloc addicts to be one of last resort when heroin, morphine, or other similar drugs were unavailable, which they often were during the 1950s through the end of the Soviet era

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  5. Illicit drug trafficking within the communist-governed nations of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia itself, and others was on a much smaller scale and the supply far more erratic and unreliable compared to that of Western nat

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