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Proof on liquor- Twice the percentage of alcohol in the liquor Poly-abuse- simultaneous drug and alcohol abuse Huffing- the abuse of chemical inhalants to achieve feelings of intoxication, euphoria and other symptoms. Literally thousands of medical, commercial and household products can be used as inhalants. Huffing leads to addiction, permanent brain and organ damage and sudden death. Toxicity- the degree to which a substance is able to damage an exposed organism How long for alcohol to enter blood stream- 10 minutes after consumption Drink equivalents- 12 oz beer- 5 oz wine- 1oz liqour Psychoactive Drugs- a chemical substance that acts primarily upon the central nervous system where it alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception , mood , consciousness and behaviour Dopamine- a neurotransmitter occurring in a wide variety of animals, including both vertebrates and invertebrates. In the brain , this phenethylamine functions as a neurotransmitter , activating the five types
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course HSC 1100 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '09 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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