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Drugs. By Abigail Gannon And Eimear Sheridan. Cannabis. Cannabis is the most common illegal drug in Australia. THC ( Tetrahydrocannabind ) Cannabis can be smoked The effects of cannabis can last 20 minutes to many hours.

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Drugs

By Abigail Gannon

And

Eimear Sheridan


Cannabis

Cannabis is the most common illegal drug in Australia.

THC (Tetrahydrocannabind)

Cannabis can be smoked

The effects of cannabis can last 20 minutes to many hours.

The law states that selling , growing or possession of cannabis is illegal in Australia.


Side Effects of Cannabis

Side Effects are that many suffer from anxiety or depression

People also become relaxed and chatty under the influence of cannabis .


Short and Long term effects are ..........

Short term = vomiting , panic and hallucinations.

Long term = memory loss, lung cancer and learning difficulties.

These can all very to how much and how often you take cannabis.


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Short and long term effects are.....

Short term effects = Fits, Fainting and Sweating.

Long term effects = Heart attacks, overdose and aggressiveness.

These results and symptoms will vary depending on how much and how often you takes the drug.


Amphetamines

Commonly known as speed. These are a group of a mixture of harmful and dangerous chemicals.

The law states that the making, selling or possession of Australia

Is illegal in Australia.


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Heroin

Heroin are strong pain killers and they are used to treat cornice pain or illnesses such as cancer.

It comes in a white powder.

It can be swallowed, injected or sniffed.

Possessing, manufacturing or selling of this drug is illegal.


Short and long term effects are…..

Short term effects= narrowing of pupils, vomiting and sleepiness.

Long term effects= this can cause serious heart problems, anxiety attacks, depression and collapsed veins.


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Ecstasy

Ecstasy is commonly known as E.

Ecstasy is sold in small white tablets.

The law states that using, possession or supplying ecstasy is illegal.


Short and long term effects are....

Short term effects = Nausea, Paranoia and increased blood pressure and dehydration.

Long term effects = damage to the brain and heart and liver damage.

These effects can start within a hour of taking and can last 32 hours.

However little is known about the long term effects.


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Cocaine

Cocaine is made from the leaves of the coco plant. Which speeds up the central nervous system and the brain.

The law states using , keeping, selling or giving cocaine to someone else is illegal


Short and Long term effects are…

Short term effects = inability to judge risks , increased heart rate and enlarged pupils.

Long term effects = nausea, insomnia and hallucinations.

Cocaine is very dangerous and can really affect your life.


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Drugs

Drugs are very dangerous and a serious matter.

Taking or being involved in drugs not only affects you but it affects the people around you.


Thank YouI hoped this has helped you be aware of the dangers of drugs.


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