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    • Opium
      By: Jacob Sese and Lorenzo Gonzalez
    • History of Opium
      • Evidence of ancient use in Spain and Germany
      • Used in China from 1500s
      • 1700s, Britain traded with China, two countries had 2 drug wars
      • Used by Native Americans for rituals in 1800s
      • Heavily used in San Francisco in 1800s
    • Effects of opium
      Long Term
      • Paranoia
      • Low Blood Pressure
      • Death
      • Addiction
      Short Term
      • Vomiting
      • Increased Urination
      • Sweating
      • Numbness
      • Loss of Appetite
      • Emotional Detachment
    • Classification
      • Opium is a narcotic
      • Numbs the Body
      • Can Be smoked
      • Mixed with herbs and smoked
      • Dissolved in alcohol and become a sedation liquid
      • Opium is the 2nd most addicting drug when smoked
      • Opium is illegal
    • What is opium
      • The form of opium that is smoked is opium lettuce
      • Lettuce is made of the dried latex of opium poppy plants
      • The medicinal is a concentrated liquid form
    • Nicknames
      Big O
      Black Stuff
      Block
      Poppy
      Black Block
      Afghan
    • Treatments for Addiction
      Detoxification - ridding the body of the drug and its physical dependence on the drug.
      Therapy – talking to a counselor about addiction/problem
      Drug Therapy - doctors prescribe medications such as naltrexone that are meant to reduce the patient's chances of having a relapse. This treatment is used more often with addicts who have relapsed in the past.
      Rehabilitation
    • Resources
      www.google.com
      www.bing.com
      www.infoplease.com