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How hardy is Marijuana? What does it need to thrive? How much time and attention does it require?
yes. anything. does not take time or attention
Cannabis is exactly the same as Marijuana?
What is THC?
the active ingredient of MJ
Know how the Great Depression affected the legality of Marijuana
MJ got tied up with illegal immigration which got tied up with the depression. so it was thought if we got rid of MJ than we would get rid of illegal immigration
How long can THC remain in the blood stream?
up to several days. (great periods of time)
What drug has several properties such as excitement, sedation and hallucinations but is not considered any of these?
How does a joint compare to a cigarette concerning lung damage?
MJ puff for puff is worse than
What does the term ergogenic mean?
What are designer drugs?
man made drugs. taking a drug and altering it
on exam= designed to change the testosterone level or molecules= false
What is the breakfast of Champions? (Track and Field definition)
What happens in men who use steroids?
- suppress growth
What is steroid cycling?
going on and off of steroids
If you stop taking steroids what happens to most of the bodily changes?
you go back to how you were before the drugs
What is muscle dysmorphia?
believe you do not have enough muscle (like anorexia)
People using steroids adopt an easier going attitude?
Know the associated changes in pre-pubertal males who use steroids.
- growth supressed
Know what is responsible for changing sugar to alcohol
We have all heard of a still. Exactly why do moonshine’s use these devices?
makes alcohol more pure
In England between the years 1730 and 1749 there was an increase in infant deaths. Why?
gin epidemic- moms where comsuming gin at the point they could not care for children
About how fast does the liver oxidize alcohol?
1 oz an hour
How long does it take for a drink of alcohol to pass from the stomach?
none of the above. alcohol is not digested
In Utah what is the legal BAC to operate a motor vehicle vehicle?
How does body fat affect the level of intoxication?
body fat does not absorb alcohol
muscle does absorb alcohol
Drinking alcohol on a cold day will warm you up?
false. saint Bernard myth
How does alcohol affect most antibiotics?
makes them not work
What is tracking? How does it affect driving when intoxicated?
lose of side vision when intoxicated = dangerous drving
As it related to alcohol what is a Dram? What is Dram shop liability?
dram= measure of alcohol (size of a shot glass)
dram shop liability= those you sell alcohol are responsable to individuals who come and drink in their establishment
How does food in the stomach affect the absorption of alcohol?
it helps the body absorb it faster because the food absorbs it and then the food is digested
What was the Nobel Experiment? Was it a success?
Prohibition. did not work
About what percent of drinkers get a hangover after consuming alcohol?
#28 on exam
40% of men over 18
27% of women over 18
How have taxes been used to decrease both alcohol and tobacco consumption?
sin taxes= price raised on drugs
taxes are more effective than treatment because with the tax the drugs are more expensive and are not easy to afford
What is the Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome?
get it from chronic alcohol consumption
Who were Dr. Bob and Bill? Why do we remember there names?
Is there a relationship between alcohol and cancer?
How easy is it to obtain inhalants?
very easy. markers, house cleaners
Inhalant usage is a relatively new phenomenon?
Who first made Nitrous Oxide?
How did he personally test the pain killing properties on himself?
noris wells used it to pull pulling a tooth out
What is a whippet?
propellent of CO2
It was not until the late 1970s that nitrous oxide reappeared on the streets? (This is a true or false question)
false #33 (reappeared long before that. became most popular in the 1970s)
How do most inhalants cause brain damage in high doses? What do they reduce/restrict in the brain?
-rob brain of oxygen= brain cells die and suffer brain damage
- nitrous oxide given with oxygen
What was one of the first uses for ether?
cramps and tooth aches
For a time ether was considered a substitute for what drug?
How flammable is ether?
Can inhalant usage cause birth defects?
yes with the mother is the one inhalant the chemicals
What is primary prevention? Can’t find-look it up
preventing people from using drugs before they even try a drug
preventing before the habit starts
What is the ‘common treatment approach’?
using the things that we know work for substance abuse treatment
True or false question. Most abusers only abuse one drug at a time?
According to the book and other experts jail time is a good option for those that abuse drugs?
How effective is the worksite in treating substance abuse? Or is the work site just the place where many abusers are caught?
no at all. its a place where workers get caught
Be familiar with the three goals of substance abuse
1) reduce level of new users
2) delay the first usage
3) stopping using drugs
answer= cutting down on substance use and abuse
Be familiar with ways to deal with substance abuse in children.
good honest communication
being an example
Who said that they were an expert in quitting smoking because they had done it a 1000 times?
What is the single most preventable cause of death in the nation?
What are columnar cells? What are Cilia? What do they do?
cells in the eipthelim tissue that are shaped like columns and the cilia are the hair like structures that move things back and forth. this motions helps clear the air way
Of the following which contains the most tars and nicotine? Pipes, cigars, or cigarettes?
how many cancer causing drugs are in tobacco
43 in tobacco