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Unformatted text preview: dance all night and PCP can be used to increase aggressiveness. 8) To change the body: drugs used for weight loss or muscle gain (stimulants, steroids). 9) Self-medication: marihuana is an example of drugs used without medical supervision to alleviate the pains of a certain illness 10) Because they are illegal: simple enoughpeople want to do it because they are not supposed to. PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS THAT ARE NOT ILLEGAL (Pg. 177-78) ALCOHOL: next to tobacco and caffeine, this is one of the worlds most abused and popular drugs The popularity of alcohol came about because in older times, alcohol was a safer drink because it killed bacteriatherefore, people would rather get drunk than get cholera from dirty water....
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