Our Drug Guide contains information for over 40
commonly-abused drugs.



The Drug Guide at The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information, including drug descriptions, slang terms, short term- and long term- effects, images, federal classifications and more.

 

Marijuana

Aunt Mary, Boom, Chronic (Marijuana alone or with crack), Dope, Gangster, Ganja, Grass, Hash, Herb, Kif, Mary Jane, Pot, Reefer, Sinsemilla, Skunk, Weed

What is Marijuana? Marijuana, the most often used illegal drug in this country, is a product of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. The main active chemical in marijuana, also present in other forms of cannabis, is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). Of the…

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Methamphetamine

Chalk, Crank, Croak, Crypto, Crystal, Fire, Glass, Meth, Tweek, White Cross

What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine (Meth) is an addictive stimulant that strongly activates certain systems in the brain. What does it look like? Methamphetamine is a crystal-like powdered substance that sometimes comes in large rock-like chunks. When the powder flakes off…

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Methamphetamine Pills

Yaba

What are Methamphetamine Pills? A combination of the stimulants methamphetamine and caffeine. It is produced in Burma by groups such as the United Wa State Army and marketed predominantly in Thailand.  Methamphetamine is an addictive stimulant drug that strongly activates…

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Methcathinone

Cat

What is Methcathinone? A stimulant that is a structural analogue of methamphetamine and cathinone. It is clandestinely manufactured from readily available chemicals. What does it look like? A white or off-white crystalline powder. Almost exclusively sold in the stable and…

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Morphine

Duramorph, M, Miss Emma, Monkey, Roxanol, White Stuff

What is Morphine? Morphine is an opiate, derived from the poppy plant. It is classified as a narcotic and is commonly prescribed to manage pain. What does it look like? Morphine is commonly available in the form of a tablet,…

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Mushrooms

Caps, Magic mushrooms, Mushrooms, Psilocybin & Psilocyn, Shrooms.

What are Mushrooms? Psilocybin and psilocyn are the hallucinogenic principles contained in certain mushrooms. These “magic” mushrooms are generally grown in Mexico and Central America and have been used in native rituals for thousands of years. Psilocybin is structurally similar…

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