Flashcards in Drugs Deck (102)
What class are morphine, heroin and methadone?
What class are alcohol and barbiturates?
What class are amphetamines + cocaine?
What class are LDS and mushrooms?
An excessive or improper use of drugs, especially through self-administration for nonmedical purposes
A physical or psychologic state in which a person displays withdrawal symptoms if drug use is halted suddenly; can lead to addiction.
Name 5 Class A drugs
What is the penalty for dealing class A drugs?
Up to life
What is the penalty for possessing class A drugs?
up to 7 years
Name 5 class B drugs
What is the penalty for dealing class B drugs?
Up to 14 years
What is the penalty for possessing class B drugs?
Up to 5 years
Name 4 class C drugs?
Tranquilisers - benzos
some painkillers - buprenorphine, DEXTROPROPOXYPHENE
What is penalty for dealing class C drugs?
Up to 14 years
What is penalty for possessing class C drugs?
Up to 2 years
What act may define who may produce, possess, supply, prescribe and administer certain drugs?
Misuse of Drugs Regulations, 2001
What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 prohibits LSD, cannabis, opium, ecstasy without H.O. license?
What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves controlled prescribing, custody and registers for heroim, methadone, cocaine, amphetamine?
What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves barbiturates and pentazocine?
What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves benzodiazepines?
What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves those containing a small amount of CD, copraxomol and co-codamol?
What act controls the production and supply of drugs?
Medicines Act, 1968
What do drugs of dependence have in common?
1. An initial pleasurable effect
2. A rebound unpleasant effect on stopping
Drugs cause false feelings of well-being: what do the ignore or bypass?
Survival needs: food, drink, friendship, sex and achievment
In Scotland what percentage of Scots use cocaine? highest in world
In Scotland, what drug has ahd a 50% increase in 6 years?
Ecstasy (2.5%) use
What percentage of Scots smoke or inject heroin (3x world average)?
What do users spend a year in Scotland on the habit?