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  • 1. Narcotics Opium, Cocaine and Magic Mushrooms
  • 2. Opium
    • Addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsuled of the opium poppy
    • Schedule II: No accepted medical use, and high tendency of abuse
    • Slang Names: Paregoric Dover's Powder Aunti Emma Backjack Big O Black Russian
  • 3. Opium
    • Effects: Reduced Emotions Sleepiness Absence of pain Lower stress Vomiting Impaired Vision Euphoria Death
    • Originally cultivated and used by Egyptians
    • Made popular by Alexander the great in Mesopotamia
    • Later Introduced to China, where it was legal for medical purposes
  • 4. Opium Medical Use: Prescribed as a pain-reliever. Mostly used in early China until they found out it could be abused and people can get addicted.
  • 5. Cocaine
    • A stimulant accumulated from the coca plant, one of the most powerful addictive drug
    • Schedule I: High tendency for abuse, no accepted medical use.
    • Slang Terms: All-American Apple Jacks Base Bazooka Bernie
  • 6. Cocaine
    • Effects Dilated Pupils Faster Heart Rate Chest Pain Stroke Seizures Nausea
    • Became popular in Peru, banned by the Spanish but then the ban was lifted because the workers worked better while chewing coca.
    • Banned in 1914 in America.
  • 7. Magic Mushrooms
    • A red mushroom with white spots, used as a hallucinogen
    • Schedule I: High tendency for abuse, no accepted medical use
    • Slang Terms: Mushies Shrooms Tweezes Hippieflip
  • 8. Magic Mushrooms
    • Effects: Hallucinating Altered Senses Paranoia Emotional Swings Poor Coordination Anxiety Panic Vomiting Numbness
    • Mushrooms were popular since 1000 BCE among the Aztec's
    • The Aztec culture worshiped a god of mushrooms

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