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Which family of drugs does alcohol belong to

Alcohol is a depressant

2

List some disease associated with consumption of alcohol

High blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, liver disease and digestive problems
Cancer of the breast, mouth, throat osophagus, liver and colon

3

Contraception is when....

Contraception is the use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. Some common methods include the condom and contraceptive pill

4

Effectiveness of condoms

98%

5

Legal age of consent in NSW

16 years of age

6

What type of drug is cannabis

Cannabis is a depressant

7

List some immediate effects of smoking cannabis

Concentration loss, slowed reflexes, redened eyes, giggles, munchies, headaches, memory loss, dizziness, impaired co-ordination

8

List some similarities between tobacco and cannabis

Both from plant, both smoked, both damage respiratory system, contain tars and carcinogens, addictive, introduced by friends

9

Name a contraception method

Condom

10

Description of a condom

Thin latex sheath that covers the erect penis during intercourse and during ejaculation acts as a barrier catching semen and preventing them from entering the vagina. Also prevents STDS

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Effectiveness of condom

98%

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Advantage of condom

Not permanent, easy to get, anyone can get one, cheap, prevents STDS and pregnancy

13

Disadvantages of condom

Can break, expires of not used for a long time, can rip if not opened properly, if doesn't fit doesn't work, if penis becomes non erect can fall off

14

Millilitres of alcohol in a standard drink

10 millimetres

15

How many standard drinks in 1 shot of vodka

1