Study Guide – Exam #1JS 200: Drugs and JusticeDr. Henderson - Fall 2006PowerPoint Slides:Drug Intro Why do we take drugs? (4 reasons)?Order of consumption worldwideMost commonly used legal/illegal drug(s)Deaths from legal/illegal drugs (in general)General trends about drug consumptionDrug Use and the BodyDrug abuse – definitionClassic AddictionWithdrawal symptomsPsychological dependency/reinforcing Causes of continued usePotential for causing psychological dependenceNon-compulsive drug usersDrug abuse – definition (label)The drugs of abuseMost commonly abused prescription drugs“Pharmacology”Drugs Actions, Drug EffectsFactors that influence a drug’s effects(Know them!)ED and LDDrug LegislationPure food and drug act of 1906Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914Prohibition: amendments (years)Opposing social forcesThe downside of prohibitionThe Bureau of Narcotics and Harry Anslinger?The Controlled substance act (1970)Schedule of Controlled Substances (I-V)Scheduling of the most common drugs
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Cannabis, Recreational drug use, Drug Licit/illicit drugs