About Drugs

Learn about Nicotine, Marijuana, Heroin, and Cocaine

Nicotine

Nicotine is the most addictive drug there is. It has many side effects such as depression, lung disease, and heart disease. Even then adults consume less Nicotine than children under the age of 18. Nicotine can be both a stimulant or depressant depending on how much is consumed. If a small amount is consumed then it is a depressant and high amounts are a stimulant. Nicotine is a legal drug.
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Marijuana

Marijuana is the most common illegal drug. It has many other names such as pot, weed, and grass. It comes from a plant called " cannabis ". Marijuana is both a stimulant and depressant. It is also illegal.
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Heroin

Heroin is a processed drug. It is processed from morphine and obtained from opium poppies. Heroin badly messes with your brain. It interferes with your brains ability to feel pain. That's why it is considered a depressant. Heroin is an illegal drug.

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Cocaine

Cocaine comes from the leaves of a plant called coca. It is a white powder. Cocaine is also the hardest drug to quit. Cocaine makes you hyper, meaning it is a stimulant. Cocaine is an illegal drug.
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