Home-brewed heroin: Hold the hype

Now is the time for policy, but home-brewed dope is still years away

heroin in spoon with needle

Scientists are building yeast that they hope will one day make morphine from glucose. It’s a good idea to think about regulating this type of work, but the technique is a long, long, long way from being used for home-brewed heroin. 

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