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Cocaine
a powerful and addictive stimulant derived from the coca plant; produces temporarily increased alertness and euphoria
Marijuana (Cannabis)
a plant whose leaves and buds contain a psychoactive drug called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
Methamphetamine
a powerfully addictive drug that stimulates the CNS, with speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes; over time, appears to reduce baseline dopamine levels
MDMA
A compound drug related to both amphetamines and hallucinogens, especially mescaline; commonly called "ecstasy."
LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
a powerful hallucinogenic drug; also known as acid
Phencyclidine (PCP)
substance that produces euphoria, slowed reaction times, and involuntary movements at low doses; disorganized thinking, feelings of unreality, and hostility at intermediate doses; and amnesia, analgesia, respiratory problems, and changes in body temperature at high doses
Opioids
Any drug or agent with actions similar to morphine.
Alcohol
Depressant
Nicotine
a stimulating and highly addictive psychoactive drug in tobacco

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