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a plant whose leaves, buds, and flowers are usually smoked for their intoxicating effects, interferes with the immune system and may permanently damage it
the condition in which a person believes that a drug is needed in order to feel good or to function normally
synthetic substances that are similar to male sex hormones and can cause increased risk of injury to tendons and ligaments
slow heart and respiration rates, drugs (such as alcohol, barbiturates, and opiates) that reduce neural activity and slow body functions. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 298)
misuse of a medicine
an example of this would be giving a friend one of your prescription pain relievers
stay at a therapeutic community
would be a treatment for a person with a long history of serious drug abuse
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