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Prescription Drug

Substances of use and abuse are not always illegal.  Drug abuse can also occur with the misuse of legal prescription ...
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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a potent and addictive central nervous system stimulant which acts on the brain and spinal cord. It is ...
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Marijuana

Marijuana is a psychoactive drug derived from the hemp plant Cannabis Sativa. The main active chemical in marijuana is THC, ...
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LSD

LSD is an extremely potent hallucinogen manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on ...
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Heroin

Heroin is an opiate derived from morphine, which is obtained from the flowers of the poppy plant. It is a ...
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Ecstasy

Ecstasy is a synthetic, psychoactive drug that is both a stimulant and hallucinogen.  It is an illegal drug that is ...
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Cocaine and Crack Cocaine

Cocaine is a highly addictive central nervous system stimulant derived from coca or prepared synthetically, used as an illegal stimulant, ...
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Alcohol

Alcohol, or ethanol, is the intoxicating agent in beer, wine, and liquor.  It is produced by fermentation of yeast, sugars, ...
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