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LSD

What is is LSD? LSD is the most common hallucinogen and is one of the most potent mood-changing chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.

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Marijuana

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 roughly 400 chemicals found in the cannabis plant, THC affects the brain the most.

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Methamphetamine

What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine (Meth) is an addictive stimulant that strongly activates certain systems in the brain.

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Methamphetamine Pills

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 certain systems in the brain.

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Methcathinone

What is Methcathinone? A stimulant that is a structural analogue of methamphetamine and cathinone. It is clandestinely manufactured from readily available chemicals.

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Morphine

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.

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Mushrooms

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 to serotonin, and produces its effects by disrupting normal functioning of the serotonin system.

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Opium

What is Opium? An opioid or narcotic, made from the white liquid in the poppy plant.

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OxyContin

What is OxyContin? OxyContin is the brand name for oxycodone hydrochloride, an opioid (narcotic) analgesic (pain reliever).OxyContin is a controlled-release oral formulation of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is available by prescription only and is used to treat moderate to severe pain when around-the-clock pain relief is needed for an extended period of time. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain.

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PCP

What is PCP? PCP, or phencyclidine, is a “dissociative” anesthetic that was developed in the 1950s as a surgical anesthetic. Its sedative and anesthetic effects are trance-like, and patients experience a feeling of being “out of body” and detached from their environment. Use of PCP in humans was discontinued in 1965, because it was found that patients often became agitated, delusional, and irrational while recovering from its anesthetic effects.

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