Lysergic Acid Diethylamide A Hallucinogen LSD Group: Hannah, Sona, Porter, Mason, Daisy, Eddie, Stephan
What are the Slang Names? • Acid • Blotter • Loony Tunes • Yellow Sunshine • Window Panes • Electric Kool-Aid • Blue Cheer • Mellow Yellow • Lucy in the sky with Diamonds
How to take LSD • LSD usually is a small tab that you put under your tongue for 10-20 minutes. They can other times come in forms of: • Tablets • Powder • Gelatin The tabs have some a cartoon or pictures on them and are usually one quarter inch square of absorbent paper.
Acid Facts • Lysergic acid is found in the ergot fungus and grows on rye and other grains. • 6-8 hours of trip. • The acid has a bitter taste. . • LSD is not considered addictive, however it produces greater tolerance in some users who take it.
Trips and Hallucinations • LSD can damage your brain by having bad trips that can last your whole life even after stopping the drug. • Flashbacks can happen over and over again. • HPPD is Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (flashbacks) in which there is no treatment for.
Video An artist who took a dose of LSD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4Sb8jCJUTw
Legal Consequences • Trafficking 1-9 grams (one dose roughly) • First offense: no less 5 years and not more than 40. -Fine not to exceed 2 million • Second offense -not less than 10 years and not more than life -death or injury, life imprisonment -fine not exceed 4 million
Continued… • Possession with Intent to sell • 3-15 years in jail • Fine of $2000-$300,000 • Possession for personal use (more than 3 tabs) • 1-3 years in jail • $1000-$25000
Media Influences • Groups and Bands such as Flatbush Zombies, Rolling Stones, and the Beatles used the drug LSD during their concerts and music videos. • In the Perks of Being a Wallflower, Charlie took LSD on New Year’s Eve.
Community Organizations • First Step Services provides supportive groups for adults and teens wanting help from drugs. • Holly Hill Hospital provides treatment plans from recovery of drugs.
Video of LSD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhR0An0CK0U
QUIZ TIME • What does LSD stand for? (spelling not counted) • Is LSD addictive? • How long does LSD trip last? • Can you go to Prison for the possession of LSD? • What type of drug is LSD?
ANSWERS • Lysergic acid diethylamide • NO! • 6-8 hours • Yes • Hallucinogen
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