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Addictive
Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings
Nicotine
A stimulating and highly addictive psychoactive drug in tobacco
Stimulants
Drugs that excite neural activity and speed up body functions.
Carcinogen
A cancer-causing substance
Drug abuse
The intentional improper or unsafe use of a drug
Illegal drugs
A chemical substance that people of any age may not lawfully manufacture, possess, buy, or sell.
Illegal drugs examples
Marijuana, Hashish, Heroin, Opium, Cocaine, Ecstasy.
Philippine emergency number
117
Prescription drugs
Medicines that cannot be used without the written approval of a licensed physician
OTC
Over the Counter (Drug that can be bought at a store without a prescription)
Crystal Meth
a manufactured drug that acts as an amphetamine and looks like clear crystal chunks.
withdrawal
the discomfort and distress that follow discontinuing an addictive drug or behaviour
Drug
A chemical substance that is taken to cause changes in a person's body or behaviour
Addiction
You have no control over the drug, the drug controls you, you can't stop
Tolerance
You need more and more of a drug to get the same effect
Marijuana
A plant whose leaves, buds, and flowers are usually smoked for their intoxicating effects

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