DRUG INFORMATION

DRUG INFORMATION

What is marijuana?

A green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded leaves, sterns, seeds, and flowers of the hemp plant.(“cannabis” refers to marijuana and other drugs made from the same plant).

What are the effects of marijuana?

May cause frequent respiratory infections, impaired memory and learning, increased heart rate, anxiety, panic attacks, tolerance, and physical dependence. Chronic smokers may have many of the same respiratory problems as tobacco smokers including daily cough and phlegm, chronic bronchitis symptoms, frequent chest colds: chronic abuse can also lead to abnormal functioning of lung tissues.

Some of the symptoms of marijuana are?

  • Daily cough and phlegm
  • Chronic bronchitis symptoms
  • Frequent chest colds
  • Chronic abuse
  • Abnormal functioning of lung tissues.

What is Heroin?

Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug. It is used by millions of addicts around the world who are unable to overcome the urge to continue taking this drug every day of their lives—knowing that if they stop, they will face the horror of withdrawal. 

How is heroin used?

Heroin can be injected, smoked, or snorted. Injection is the most efficient way to administer low-purity heroin. Years ago. thoughts of using a needle kept many potential heroin users at bay. Not anymore. Today’s heroin is so pure, users can smoke it or snort it. 

What are some short-term effects of heroin use?

In addition to the initial feeling of euphoria, the short-term effects of heroin include a warm flushing of the skin, a dry mouth, and heavy extremities. After the initial euphoric feeling, the user experiences an alternately wakeful and drowsy state, often feeling drowsy for several hours. Due to the depression of the central nervous system. mental functioning becomes clouded. Additionally, breathing may be slowed to the point of respiratory failure. 

Some of the symptoms of heroin are?

  • Weight loss
  • Paranoid
  • Decrease in appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Pupil constricted
  • Unclear thoughts
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting