An info graphic about drugs


Description of Nicotine

Nicotine is the most addictive drug

Causes more long term problems health problems then any other drug.Adults are smoking less, younger people under 18 smoke it more.

The possession of Nicotine is legal.

Stimulant or Depressant?

Nicotine is more likely classified as a Depressant drug due to its effects on the body of the user.

Statistics of Nicotine

- Smoking related-diseases kill one in 10 adults globally, or cause four million
deaths. About a third of the male adult global population smokes

- Smoking related-diseases kill one in 10 adults globally, or cause four million

- By 2030, if current trends continue, smoking will kill one in six people.

- About 15 billion cigarettes are sold daily - or 10 million every minute.

- Among young teens (aged 13 to 15), about one in five smokes worldwide.

- Between 80,000 and 100,000 children worldwide start smoking every day

- About a quarter of youth alive in the Western Pacific Region will die from smoking


Description of Cocaine

Cocaine can be one of the hardest drugs to quit

Cocaine is a stimulant. It makes you more energetic. It comes from the leaves of a coca plant.

Stimulant or Depressant?

Cocaine is a Stimulant Drug.
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The possession of cocaine is illegal

Statistics of Cocaine

Cocaine is the second most trafficked illegal drug in the world. The most recent statistics show that international seizures of cocaine have continued to increase and now total 756 metric tons, with the largest quantities of the drug intercepted in South America, followed by North America.


Description of heroine

Processed from morphine,obtained from opium poppy. Interferes with brains ability to feel pain. It has downer effects on the body of the user.

Stimulant or Depressant?

the drug Heroine is a depressant drug thanks to its downer affects on the users body and brain.
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The possession of Heroine is illegal.

Statistics of Heroine

  • An estimated 13.5 million people in the world take opioids (opium-like substances), including 9.2 million who use heroin.
  • In 2007, 93% of the world’s opium supply came from Afghanistan. (Opium is the raw material for heroin supply.) Its total export value was about $4 billion, of which almost three quarters went to traffickers. About a quarter went to Afghan opium farmers.
  • The 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported 153,000 current heroin users in the US in 2007. Other estimates give figures as high as 900,000.
  • Opiates, mainly heroin, were involved in four of every five drug-related deaths in Europe, according to a 2008 report from the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction.
  • Opiates, mainly heroin, account for 18% of the admissions for drug and alcohol treatment in the US.


Description of Rohypnol

Rohypnol can affect your brain and body. It damages neurons in your brain, memory judgement, and coordination.

Stimulant or Depressant?

Rohypnol is a depressant drug.
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The possession of Rohypnol is illegal

Statistics of Rohypnol

1. Teenagers and young adults, primarily individuals aged 13 to 30, are the principal users of Rohypnol.
2. Nearly 2% of high school seniors in the United States used Rohypnol at least once in the past year.
3. More than 45% of rapists were under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
4. 84% of women who were date raped knew their attacker.
5. 90% of date rapes occur when either the victim or attacker was drinking.