Illegal Drugs

Drugs that can harm you

COCAINE

This drug is a stimulant. The average age of first cocaine users was 19.6 years old in 1997. It is a white powder that comes from the leaves of the coca plant. It is one of the hardest drugs to quit. It is illegal.

HEROINE

This drug is a depressent. in 1997 189,000 U.S first time users used heroin. It is processed from morphine-obtained from opium poppy. It interferes with the brains ability to feel pain. It is illegal.

MARIJUANA

This drug is both a depressent and a stimulant. 1997, 48 people were arrested for violent crimes testing posotive for marijuana. It comes from a plant called "cannabis". It is the most common illegal drug.

ROHYPNOL

This drug is a stimulant. In 2009 the use among high school students was o.4% to 1.0%. It is made in a chem lab during medical research. It damages the neurons in your brain.