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Marijuana – otherwise known as ‘dope,’ ‘weed,’ ‘hash,’ ‘skunk,’ ‘grass,’ ‘solid’etc.
Do you know what class of drug the Government classifies marijuana as?
That’s right, Class C. What would happen to you if the police caught you in possession of this substance?
Do you know how longterm use might affect you?
From where is this drug extracted? Cocaine
What Class of drug is this?
Is it addictive?
From where is it extracted? What are it’s affects, and what dangers does it hold for users? How is it usually taken? Heroin
From which plant is this drug extracted?
What class is this drug?
Do you know it’s affects?
Is it addictive, and what are it’s longterm affects? Ecstasy
What class is this drug, and what type of people use it? Does it kill more people than, for example, alcohol? How much does a typical tablet cost? What dangers can you think of in buying Ecstasy? Cigarettes
Cigarettes Do any of you, your
friends or parents smoke? What brands can you name?
Should the smoking age be raised? What is it now?
What law related to smoking was recently passed in Scotland? Do you think it is a good law? What health dangers are there in smoking? Is there a safe level? Is it
More, or less dangerous than, say, heroin? Alcohol
When did you first taste an alcoholic drink? What did you think of it?
What health dangers are related to overdrinking? When is it legal to drink in Scotland? Is it the same throughout the world? Do you think it ought to be lowered, or perhaps raised?
Is alcohol too cheap? Would higher prices discourage young drinkers from overindulging? Some facts; the effects of alcohol cost the NHS £1.7 billion per year. Q.How many drinkdrive accidents take place every month?
Q. Is alcohol cheaper, or more expensive than it was in 1980? A. 54% cheaper! ...
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- Winter '08
- Morphine, Illegal drug trade, Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, health dangers