The effects of Drugs

By Noah Jones

Crystal Meth

When taken this drug causes irreversible damage by damaging blood vessels in the brain

and making people make bad decisions. It is a highly addictive stimulant that is made in illegal laboratories. Over 13 million people over the age 12 have used crystal meth.

Cocaine

Cocaine is a stimulant drug. It is a white powder that comes from the coco plant. This can be one of the hardest drugs to quit. It is a powerful stimulant that is illegal, but still over 1.9 million people sniff it or inject it into there veins.
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Rohypnol

This is an artificial drug created in a lab during medical research and comes as a pill or a powder. It makes the user relaxed, confused, and spaced out. It damages neurons in your brain. It is an illegal depressant that teenagers like to buy because of the cheap price of 5$ per tablet.
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Marijuana

This is one of the most common illegal drugs. It comes from the cannabis plant. People call it pot, weed, grass, hash, smoke, and ganja. Marijuana acts as both a stimulant and depressant. 7% of Americans use Marijuana monthly.
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