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True and False
Barbituates are the drugs that are classified as any parts of the hemp
plant from which mildly euphoric and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
Depressants are drugs that may cause the central nervous system
activity to increase
Nicotine and alcohol are two gate-way drugs that are classified as the
U.S. two most commonly abused legal depressants
Hallucinogens increase the activity of the neurotransmitters known as
dopamine in your brain to produce a drowsy or calm feeling
When an addict combines the drugs they use, the
drugs produce an energistic effect
Tetra-hydro-cannabinol (THC) is main psychoactive chemical in marijuana,
the most widely abused illegal drug in the world
The synergistic effect of drug abuse can lead to a drug overdose
Drugs that alter moods, thoughts senses and perceptions are known as
Dissociative drugs cause people to see, hear, or feel things that aren’t
Synthetic drugs are drugs that naturally come from the
extracts of plants, animals, and minerals.
Lysergic acid is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other
grains and is used to create phencyclidine (PCP).
Hallucinogens cause a person to hallucinate, which means a person
having a false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence.
Morphine is the synthetic narcotic compound found in opium.
Crack and cocaine are both the same drug, crack is smoked and cocaine
is either injected or snorted.
Ephedra products were originally used for weight loss and as an energy
Club drugs are the most common form of synthetic or designer drugs
Narcotics are drugs
that are either synthesized or used naturally to treat pain in an individual.
There are no
FDA-approved cannabis derivative prescribed medications that are smoked.
are hallucinogens but they also has the effects of both depressants and stimulants
A drop or two of PCP on
a cigarette or joint is known as “lacing
Many addicts will use
oxycotton as an alternative to nicotine
The symptoms (physical
or emotional) from withdrawal may cause an individual to continue abusing drugs
Smoking marijuana is
not as dangerous as smoking a cigarette
(marinol) is the prescription form of the drug that is smoked
There are no addictive
substances in Marijuana
Cannabis derivatives can lower the levels of
testosterone in the blood of the user
Intravenous drug use
can increase the risk for STD’s because there are pathogens left on the needle
of the user
highly addictive and primarily used as sedatives, and sleeping pills
When an addict slips
from recovery and returns to their addictive behaviors it is known as a
addiction has to happen over time, people just don’t “get better” overnight