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jeryhou
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Health
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2010-05-16 16:38:05
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  1. Barbituates are the drugs that are classified as any parts of the hemp
    plant from which mildly euphoric and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
    FALSE
  2. Depressants are drugs that may cause the central nervous system
    activity to increase
    FALSE
  3. Nicotine and alcohol are two gate-way drugs that are classified as the
    U.S. two most commonly abused legal depressants
    FALSE
  4. Hallucinogens increase the activity of the neurotransmitters known as
    dopamine in your brain to produce a drowsy or calm feeling
    FALSE
  5. When an addict combines the drugs they use, the
    drugs produce an energistic effect
    FALSE
  6. Tetra-hydro-cannabinol (THC) is main psychoactive chemical in marijuana,
    the most widely abused illegal drug in the world
    TRUE
  7. The synergistic effect of drug abuse can lead to a drug overdose
    TRUE
  8. Drugs that alter moods, thoughts senses and perceptions are known as
    narcotics
    FALSE
  9. Dissociative drugs cause people to see, hear, or feel things that aren’t
    actually real.
    FALSE
  10. Synthetic drugs are drugs that naturally come from the
    extracts of plants, animals, and minerals.
    FALSE
  11. Lysergic acid is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other
    grains and is used to create phencyclidine (PCP).
    FALSE
  12. Hallucinogens cause a person to hallucinate, which means a person
    having a false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence.
    FALSE
  13. Morphine is the synthetic narcotic compound found in opium.
    FALSE
  14. Crack and cocaine are both the same drug, crack is smoked and cocaine
    is either injected or snorted.
    TRUE
  15. Ephedra products were originally used for weight loss and as an energy
    booster.
    TRUE
  16. Club drugs are the most common form of synthetic or designer drugs
    TRUE
  17. Narcotics are drugs
    that are either synthesized or used naturally to treat pain in an individual.
    TRUE
  18. There are no
    FDA-approved cannabis derivative prescribed medications that are smoked.
    TRUE
  19. Cannabis derivatives
    are hallucinogens but they also has the effects of both depressants and stimulants
    TRUE
  20. A drop or two of PCP on
    a cigarette or joint is known as “lacing
    TRUE
  21. Many addicts will use
    oxycotton as an alternative to nicotine
    FALSE
  22. The symptoms (physical
    or emotional) from withdrawal may cause an individual to continue abusing drugs
    TRUE
  23. Smoking marijuana is
    not as dangerous as smoking a cigarette
    FALSE
  24. Medical marijuana
    (marinol) is the prescription form of the drug that is smoked
    FALSE
  25. There are no addictive
    substances in Marijuana
    FALSE
  26. Cannabis derivatives can lower the levels of
    testosterone in the blood of the user
    TRUE
  27. Intravenous drug use
    can increase the risk for STD’s because there are pathogens left on the needle
    of the user
    TRUE
  28. Amphetamines are
    highly addictive and primarily used as sedatives, and sleeping pills
    FALSE
  29. When an addict slips
    from recovery and returns to their addictive behaviors it is known as a
    recourse
    FALSE
  30. Recovery from
    addiction has to happen over time, people just don’t “get better” overnight
    TRUE

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