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Iknoor Panag Drug Research Project - Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse - Script Slide 1: Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse. By Iknoor Panag. Slide 2: Introduction. Drug/Topic name. The name of the drug and topic I got is Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse. Street names. Some street names for alcohol are drink, booze, brew, liquor, sauce, hooch, moonshine and suds. Slide 3: Description/Summary. What does alcohol look like? Pure alcohol is clear or has no colour. After fermentation and distillation, the colour varies. What is this topic about. This topic is about information about alcohol and factors of alcohol abuse and how it is misused. Slide 4: Information. Background information. Alcohol is a fermented beverage that is made from honey, fermented grains and fruit juice for hundreds of decades. History. In early Egyptian civilization, fermented drinks already existed. Around 7000 B.C. in China, there was an alcoholic beverage found. During 2000 and 3000 B.C. in India, there was an alcoholic drink called “sura” which was distilled from rice. In 2700 B.C. in Greece, there was a fermented beverage called mead, which was made from honey and water, used for worshipping a wine goddess. During the pre-Columbian times, multiple types of alcoholic beverages from the Andes were produced using grapes, corn or apples
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Iknoor Panag called “chicha”. During the 16th century, spirits were largely utilized for medicinal purposes. In the early 18th century, the British parliament passed a law that encouraged the use of grains to distill spirits. In the mid-18th century, gin consumption in Britain had approached 18 million gallons which made alcoholism widespread. Statistics. Alcohol kills more youngsters than all of the other drugs united. It is a fact that in the three main causes of death amidst 15 to 24-year-olds; primarily due to homicides, accidents and suicides.
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