Select the incorrect statement.
A. The invention of the hypodermic needle in 1853 worsened the problem of morphine addiction.
B. Morphine was injected extensively during the
Civil War, causing a high rate of morphine addiction in the soldiers returning home after the war.
C. Patent medicines containing opium did not significantly contribute to opium addiction in this country at the turn of the century.
D. The average opiate addict in the early 1900s was a middle-aged, Southern, white woman.