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Soft drugs and tobacco

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Soft drugs and tobacco

  1. 1. Soft Drugs, Tobacco and Alcohol
  2. 2. Drug dealer A drug dealer sells drugs.
  3. 3. Drug sniffing dogs These dogs can smell drugs in someone’s bag. They usually work at the airport, or help police.
  4. 4. Drug violence Thousands of people die or are arrested every year because of drugs.
  5. 5. Marijuana (pot, weed, herb, ganja) A marijuana pipe and joint.A marijuana bud หน่อ
  6. 6. Bodily effects of marijuana
  7. 7. Marijuana is much stronger than it used to be THC is the chemical in marijuana that makes you high. Over time, THC has gone up because of new ways of growing.
  8. 8. Increased appetite ความอยาก (the munchies)
  9. 9. Marijuana can make you slow and stupid, and hurt your short term memory
  10. 10. Marijuana can make you anxiousหวั่นไหว paranoid and depressed เศร้าใจ
  11. 11. Artificial marijuana Spice was popular a few years ago, but is becoming illegal.
  12. 12. Health benefits of marijuana Marijuana is used as medicine in many places. • Pain relief • Preventing blindness from glaucoma • Stops nausea and vomiting • Helps insomnia
  13. 13. LSD LSD was first made in the 1940’s. It is a strong and dangerous drug.
  14. 14. Magic Mushrooms Magic mushrooms are similar to LSD.
  15. 15. Hallucination จิตหลอน This woman is having a “bad trip”.
  16. 16. steroids Steroids will make you big, but will ruin your health.
  17. 17. Tobacco Tobacco plants A cigarettes being rolled
  18. 18. Which looks more crazy and stupid?
  19. 19. Teeth stains and wrinkles
  20. 20. Chewing tobacco Chewing tobacco is just as dangerous as smoking.
  21. 21. nicotine • Nicotine is a very addictive substance. • Nicotine will give you a “buzz” or a high feeling. • It will affect your hormones and increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease.
  22. 22. Nicotine patch Can help people stop smoking.
  23. 23. Second hand smoke Second hand smoke kills people. It is just as bad as first hand smoke. Don’t smoke around other people.
  24. 24. Smoking while pregnant will hurt your baby!
  25. 25. Lung cancer มะเร็งปอด and emphysema โรคถุงลมโป่งพอง
  26. 26. Taxes on tobacco • Cigarettes have become very expensive in some places
  27. 27. alcohol Alcohol is a legal drug. It is popular around the world. Alcohol makes you drunk.
  28. 28. Alcohol is useful in our cars! Most gasoline in Thailand has ethanol in it. Ethanol is the same as the alcohol people drink.
  29. 29. prohibition Alcohol was illegal in America from 1920-1933. But people drank anyway.
  30. 30. Legal drinking age map
  31. 31. Drinking makes you do stupid things Be careful with your phone when you are drunk. This man is passed out in the toilet.
  32. 32. Girls protect each other in pairs When girls get drunk at a party, they should look out for each other. Some men want to take advantage of a drunk girl.
  33. 33. What is “one drink”?
  34. 34. Blood alcohol level chart
  35. 35. breathalyser A breathalyzer measures how much alcohol is in your blood. It is used by police to catch drunk drivers.
  36. 36. Alcohol poisoning If someone passes out from alcohol poisoning, make sure they are in a position that they won’t choke on their vomit.
  37. 37. Memory blackouts • If you drink alcohol very quickly, you are more likely to have a loss of memory.
  38. 38. Symptoms of alcohol poisoning • Mental confusion, stupor, coma, or person cannot be woken up. • Vomiting. • Seizures. • Slow breathing (fewer than eight breaths per minute). • Irregular breathing (10 seconds or more between breaths). • Hypothermia (low body temperature), bluish skin color, paleness.
  39. 39. hangover Symptoms: headache, nausea, fatigue, dry mouth, dizziness. It is caused by dehydration and other factors. Cheap alcohol often gives people a worse hangover.
  40. 40. Poor sleep • Alcohol lowers your quality of sleep. • You don’t dream as much when you are drunk.
  41. 41. Cirrhosis of the liver Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. It can lead to death.
  42. 42. Fetal alcohol syndrome
  43. 43. Alcoholics Anonymous “AA” AA meetings help alcoholics support each other. AA members get tokens showing how long they have been sober.
  44. 44. Role play • One person has some marijuana, and wants the other to smoke. They don’t want to. • One person is having a “bad trip” on LSD. The other is trying to help them. • One person is a grandfather dying of lung cancer from smoking. The other is a grandson who smokes.
  45. 45. Questions • What is the group that helps alcoholics? • What happens in the morning after you drink too much? • What is a disease you can get from smoking? • What are two bad effects of marijuana? • What happens to people who do LSD and magic mushrooms? • What is the chemical in cigarettes that makes people addicted?

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