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1
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Chemical vapors that are sniffed, inhaled or huffed for high.

A

Inhalants

2
Q

Drugs that slow down the heart rate, blood pressure, breathing. etc.

A

Depressants

3
Q

Drugs that increase the heart rate, blood pressure, breathing.

A

Stimulants

4
Q

Drugs capable of altering your mind.

A

Hallucinogen

5
Q

A white power that is snorted, highly addictive.

A

Cocaine

6
Q

A mind altering drug that comes from a cannabis plant.

A

Marijuana

7
Q

Made by underground chemists who alter the molecule of a drug.

A

Designer drugs

8
Q

A depressant drug that is usually used as a pain killer.

A

Narcotics

9
Q

Substance, other than food, that can affect body and mind.

A

Drugs

10
Q

Using a drug for no medical reason.

A

Drug abuse

11
Q

Using a drug improperly.

A

Drug misuse

12
Q

Drugs used to prevent or treat diseases.

A

Medicines

13
Q

The feeling of needing a certain drug.

A

Dependency

14
Q

The body needing drugs because of use of them.

A

Tolerance

15
Q

Illness when a drug isn’t taken.

A

Withdrawal

16
Q

Quitting drugs with no medical help.

A

Cold turkey

17
Q

Alcohol is a (blank) drug in the US that only can be purchased and consumed by a person is (how many) years old.

A

Legal

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18
Q

Alcohol is a depressant that slows down a person body function such as (what).

A

Heart rate

Blood pressure

19
Q

80% of all teens drink for the “(blank) of it”

A

Fun

20
Q

(What) refers to the process of drinking to get drunk.

A

Binge drinking

21
Q

Marijuana is a (blank) drug that is smoked.

A

Addictive

22
Q

(What) is the addictive drug in Marijuana.

A

THC

23
Q
Effects of Marijuana include:
Lack of (what)
Issues with (what)
A

Motivation and memory

24
Q

Types of Inhalents

A

Aerosols (spray cans)
Solvents (gasoline)
Gases (helium)

25
Q

Certain inhalant chemicals can stay in your system for (how long).

A

The weeks

26
Q

What does SSDS mean.

A

Sudden Sniffing Death Syndrome

27
Q

What are the four way drugs can enter your body.

A

Injection
Inhale
Oral
Absorbed