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  1. LSD Logan Rogers MW 10:50

  2. Name of Drug • Street names: LSD, Acid, Loony toons, Microdots, Window panes, Sugar cubes, Trips • Brand name: Lysergic acid diethylamide • Chemical name: 9,10-Didehydro-N,N-diethyl-6-methylergoline-8ß-carboxamide

  3. What does it do? • LSD is a mood changing drug • Strongest hallucinogen known to man • 100 times stronger than hallucinogenic mushrooms • Causes hallucinogens during “trip” • Often experience bad trips • Starts in about 30 minutes and lasts around 12 hours

  4. Ways to Ingest • Tablets: Microdots • Gelatin Squares or Capsules: Window Panes • Absorbent Paper with cartoons drawn: Loony toons

  5. History • 1938 Chemist Albert Hofmann created drug • Sandoz Pharmaceutical • Looking for blood stimulant • 1943 Hofmann ingested some • US officially banned LSD in 1967

  6. Medical • Psychiatrists experiments from the 1940’s to 1960’s • No medical use ever found • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals distributed free samples broadly • Wide use of substance

  7. Psychologist Timothy Leary • Popularized use of LSD • Encouraged American students to “turn on, tune in, and drop out”

  8. Rating • Schedule I controlled substance

  9. Physiological • Increased blood pressure and heart rate • Dizziness • Loss of appetite • Dry mouth • Sweating • Nausea • Numbness • Tremors

  10. Psychological Effect • Hallucinations • Out of body feeling • Perceptual distortions • Delusions • Anxiety • Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder

  11. Side Effects • Emotion shifting: Fear to euphoria • Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder • Depression • Senses are highly intensified • Can seem to blend together

  12. http://www.drugfree.org/drug-guide/lsd • http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/lsd.html • http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/lsd/f/lsd_faq04.htm • http://www.lsdaddiction.us/ • http://www.erowid.org/chemicals/lsd/lsd_effects1.shtml