Comparing Addictive Qualities of Popular Drugs

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Comparing Addictive Qualities of Popular Drugs (Higher score indicates more serious effect) Drug Dependence Withdrawal Tolerance Reinforcement Intoxication Nicotine 6 4 5 3 2 Heroin 5 5 6 5 5 Cocaine 4 3 3 6 4 Alcohol 3 6 4 4 6 Caffeine 2 2 2 1 1 Marijuana 1 1 1 2 3 http://www.drugscience.org/dl/dl_comparison.html Above is a graph comparing the addictive qualities of popular drugs. As you can see, caffeine can sometimes have a greater effect than marijuana. Also, compared to the other drugs marijuana is less in all categories. 13 Legal Medical Marijuana States Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits State Year Passed Fee Possession Limit 1. Alaska 1998 $25/$20 1 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature) 2. California 1996 $66/$33 8 oz usable; 18 plants (6 mature, 12 immature) 3. Colorado 2000 $90 2 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature) 4. Hawaii 2000 $25 3 oz usable; 7 plants (3 mature, 4 immature) 5. Maine 1999 * 1.25 oz usable; 6 plants (3
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Unformatted text preview: mature, 3 immature) 6. Michigan 2008 $100/$25 2.5 oz usable; 12 plants 7. Montana 2004 $50 1 oz usable; 6 plants 8. Nevada 2000 $150 + 1 oz usable; 7 plants (3 mature, 4 immature) 9. New Mexico 2007 $0 6 oz usable; 7 plants (4 mature, 3 immature) 10. Oregon 1998 $150/$50 24 oz usable; 24 plants (6 mature, 18 immature) 11. Rhode Island 2006 $75/$10 2.5 oz usable; 12 plants 12. Vermont 2004 $50 2 oz usable; 9 plants (2 mature, 7 immature) 13. Washington 1998 ** 24 oz usable; 15 plants The chart above shows the states that marijuana is legal, what year it was passed, how much it cost, and the amount allowed. In 1996 Arizona passed a law allowing physicians to prescribe marijuana but it is not legal. Also, Maryland passed a law in 2003 allowing medical use defense in court....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course NUTRITION ff taught by Professor Ff during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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