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Lgonzalez.ppt

  1. 1. By: Jacob Sese and Lorenzo Gonzalez
  2. 2. • 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
  3. 3. Long Term • Paranoia • Low Blood Pressure • Death • Addiction Short Term • Vomiting • Increased Urination • Sweating • Numbness • Loss of Appetite • Emotional Detachment
  4. 4. • 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
  5. 5. • 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
  6. 6.  Big O  Black Stuff  Block  Poppy  Black Block  Afghan
  7. 7.  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
  8. 8.  www.google.com  www.bing.com  www.infoplease.com

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