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Gume Cazarez

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What is a drug? A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body or the body of another animal and is not considered a food or exclusively a food. Drugs can be taken in a variety of ways such as... Injection Orally Applied as cream and inhaled Ex: Heroin,cocain and
crystal meth Ex: Ecstasy, morphine
and psilocybin Ex: Steroids Ex: Marijuana,Nitrous oxide, cocaine,meth and heroin Street drugs By Gume Cazarez Why are they taken? Street drugs are taken to give themselves a pleasure experience, or to have them feel better after having a bad time Why are they bad for you? They are capable of causing permanent damage to your organs such as... Power? Drug abuse has to do with power because its the person himself who chooses whether he wants to do drugs or not Works cited "Drugs: What You Should Know." KidsHealth - the Web's Most Visited Site about Children's Health. Web. 18 May 2010. <http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/drugs/know_about_drugs.html>.
"Focus Adolescent Services: Drugs & Teen Substance Abuse." Focus Adolescent Services: Help Your Teen and Heal Your Family. Web. 17 May 2010. <http://www.focusas.com/SubstanceAbuse.html>.

"Focus Adolescent Services: Heroin Abuse & Addiction." Focus Adolescent Services: Help Your Teen and Heal Your Family. Web. 17 May 2010. <http://www.focusas.com/Heroin.html>.

"Health Topics Illegal Drug Use." Student Health Services. UC Davis Student Health Services. Web. 20 May 2010. <http://healthcenter.ucdavis.edu/topics/drugs.html>.

Lee, Christopher. "Illegal Drug Use Among Teenagers Continues to Fall - Washingtonpost.com." Washingtonpost.com - Nation, World, Technology and Washington Area News and Headlines. Web. 21 May 2010. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/21/AR2006122100342.html>.

"List Of Illegal Drugs | Side Effects Of Drugs." Reviews Of Drugs And Side Effects Of Drugs | Long Term And Short Term Effects. Web. 19 May 2010. <http://www.effectsofdrugs.info/2007/11/12/list-of-illegal-drugs/>.

"Teen & Adult Drug Use Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind | Vistabay." VistaBay Drug Rehab, Drug Treatment And Drug Rehabilitation | VistaBay.com. Web. 19 May 2010. <http://www.vistabay.com/blog/?p=3>.

"Teens and Addiction." Teen Drug Abuse Home Page - Teen Drug Abuse and Addiction - Find Help for Teen Drug Abuse. Web. 17 May 2010. <http://www.teen-drug-abuse.org/>.

"Teens and Drugs: After Long Decline, Drug Use Climbs - CSMonitor.com." The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com. Web. 18 May 2010. <http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0311/Teens-and-drugs-After-l Liver Damage The liver helps eliminate waste products and toxins in the blood. Drug abuse forces an extra heavy workload on the liver as it struggles to remove the toxins from the products that were introduced in the drugs. Heart Damage Numerous of drugs affect the heart in a serious manner one of them being, having a high heart rate which can lead to strokes, heart attacks and even death Lung Damage Any substance inhaled into the lungs as smoke raises the risk of lung infections and diseases which is then harder to cure or incurable So which path would you choose? Failure Or Success? Any questions? The effect of drugs. It doesn't stop there. When you abuse drugs there's also mentally damaged which include the following:

-Isolation #YOLO Help? There is help out there, all the person needs is dedication and commitment although it may be drastically hard to overcome an addiction, IT IS NOT IMPOSSIBLE. Statistics In 2012 the percentages of students indicating any use of an illicit drug in the prior 12 months were 13%, 30% and 40% in grades 8, 10, and 12, respectively. The percentages indicating any use in their lifetime were 19%, 37%, and 49%. This means that about half of America’s high school seniors have tried an illicit drug by the time they graduate. Drugs in food? There are foods that contain illegal drugs in them that can get you high or make you pass out, so think twice before receiving food from a stranger.
Some examples are :
-Cupcakes >:) Different types of drugs. Marijuana LSD Cocaine Heroin Methamphetamine
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