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Illegal Drugs and Staying Away from Drugs. p g. 238 and pg. 246 . Illegal Drugs. Medicines are legal drugs if they are used correctly . Some drugs should NEVER be used .

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illegal drugs
IllegalDrugs
  • Medicines are legal drugsifthey are usedcorrectly. SomedrugsshouldNEVER be used.
  • Illegaldrugs: drugsthat are not medicines and that are againstthelaw to sell, buy, have, or use.
  • Peoplewho break thelaw can go to prison. Illegaldrugsalso can damagethebody and evenkill a person.
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Overdose: is a dangerouslylargedose of a drug.

      • It can cause illnessorevendeath.
  • Ifthedrugs are takenawaytheusersexperiencewithdrawal.
  • Withdrawal: isthepainfulreactionthatoccurswhensomeonesuddenlystopsusing a drug.
symptoms of withdrawal
Symptoms of Withdrawal
  • Vomiting
  • Shaking
  • Seeing and hearingthingsthataren´tthere
  • Seizures
cocaine and crack
Cocaine and Crack
  • Cocaine: isanillegaldrugmadefromtheleaves of the coca plant.
marijuana and inhalants
Marijuana and Inhalants
  • Marijuana: isanillegaldrugthat comes from a tall, leafyplant.
    • Isusuallysmoked
  • Marijuanainterfereswiththebrain, such as:
    • Memoryloss
    • Coordination
    • Speech
    • Reading comprehension
    • Problemsolving
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Inhalants: are commonproductsthatsomepeople abuse bybreathingtheir fumes.

  • Effects of breethinginhalantsinclude:
    • Nosebleeds
    • Headaches
    • Confusion
    • Memoryloss
    • Nausea
    • Changes in heartbeat and breathingrates.
you should refuse illegal drugs
YoushouldRefuseIllegalDrugs
  • Refuse: whenyousay no to doingsomething.
  • There are manyreasonsyoushouldrefuse to use illegaldrugs,
  • Drugshurtnotonlytheusersbutalsoeverybodyaroundthem. Drugusersoften stop making positive contributions to theirfamilies, friendships, and communities.
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