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Psychology 11 Drug Campaign

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avery hearsum

on 19 April 2011

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Transcript of Psychology 11 Drug Campaign

Cocaine blow yayo coke snow pepsi Impurities found in cocaine - Dimethylterephthalate: chemical used to Pcetalmake plastic films and sheets

- Hydroxyzine: a tranquiliser used in veterinary medicine

- Tetramisole hydrochloride: used to treat worms and parasitic infestations in animals

- Creatine: supplement sometimes used by bodybuilders

- Boric acid: used for weatherproofing and fireproofing fabric and timber - cocaine is extracted from the leaves of the coca plant found in South America, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador

- cocaine comes in two forms, powder and crystalline

- the first time a person does cocaine they feel an extreme high that will never be experienced again

- cocaine produces its euphoric effect by activating the nerve cells in the brain that release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure and mental alertness

- cocaine can be snorted, smoked or injected

- cocaine numbs any human tissue it comes in contact with and speeds up the nervous system

- after marijuana, cocaine is the second most commonly used illicit drug in the United States

- a study in 2009 show 6% of U.S. teens in senior year had tried cocaine Side Effects insomnia increased blood pressure decreased appetite panic attacks aggressive behavior mood swings nose bleeds vomitting constricted blood vessels weakened immune system lung damage hallucination disorder heart attack kidney failure
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