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What are narcotics?
category that come from the opium poppy
what is proof?
double the percentage of alcohol in a beverage
what is nicotine?
a stimulant found in tobacco
what is cilla?
tiny hairs in the respiratory track that get damaged from smoking
a drug smoked in joints
what is crack?
street name for smokeable cocaine
what is ethyl?
the type of alcohol in drinks
what is carbon monoxide?
the poisonous gas in cigarette smoke and car exhaust fumes
what is lung cancer?
abnormal growth of cells in the lungs
what is withdrawal?
removal of a drug from the body that may cause unpleasant effects
what is PCP?
a Hallucinogen also called angel dust
what is hard liquor?
of hard liquor, wine, and beer, the one with the highest proof
what is tar?
the black, sticky substance in tobacco that causes cancer
what is cirrhosis?
liver disease common in alcoholics
what is tolerance?
needing more of a drug to feel its effects
what is heroin?
the drug that was thought to be a cure for morphine addiction
what are signs of alcoholism?
gulping drinks and drinking alone
what is snuff?
finely ground tobacco that is inhaled or put between the cheek and gum
what is emphysema?
air sacs in the lungs that loose their elasticity
what are flashbacks?
hallucinations after you've stopped using a drug
what are sniffing, swallowing, injecting, and smoking?
the four methods of taking drugs
what is blood alcohol concentration?
what BAC stands for
what is leukoplakia?
white spots inside the mouth that may lead to cancer
what is chronic bronchitis?
a disease in which excessive mucous is produced in the bronchial tubes
what are inhalants?
glue, gasoline, markers, etc.
def. of depressants
drugs that slow down the central nervous system
def. of stimulants
drugs that speed up the central nervous system
def. of hallucinogens
drugs that alter perception, awareness, and emotions
def. of narcotics
def. of inhalants
inhaled through the nostrils
BAC of 0.07%
driving while impaired DWI
BAC of 0.08%
driving under the influence DUI, max legal limit in Maryland
the main ingredient in pot
marijuana smoke has more cancer-causing chemicals than...
cigarette smoke (has less cancer-causing chemicals than...)
the more pot you smoke,
the more you need to get high
1 out of 5 american deaths have to do with what?
the #1 preventable cause of death is what?
tobacco is what?
a gateway drug
3rd hand smoke
the residue that clings onto surfaces
marijuana is a
marijuana contains .... chemicals
marijuana is formed from
is a health risk of marijuana
loss of coordination, difficulty thinking and problem solving, and is equal to a drunk driver
hashish/ hash oil
the resin from the leaves and flowers of the plant pressed into cakes or slabs -hash oil is the liquid form and is more concentrated
the organ that burns up alcohol
the body can eliminate
1oz of alcohol per hour
alcohol does the greatest damage to
the liver, brain, and heart
types of drinkers
social- no effects
abuser- leads to problems
dependent- needs high levels of alcohol
5+ drinks within 2 hours (men)
4+ drinks within 2 hours (women)
path of alcohol in the body
esophagus- stomach- blood stream- small intestines (most absorbed in small intestines)
Fetal Alcohol syndrome (FAS)
when mother drinks while pregnant
4-5 oz of wine, 12 oz of beer, 1- 1 1/2 liquor
contains 1 oz of alcohol
alcohol is a
that which causes you to become drunk
opposite of drunk
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