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Drug Lesson : Club Drugs

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Club Drugs Lesson

Club Drugs are drugs that are normally abused by teens and young adults at bars, nightclubs and concerts and parties.

Examples of club drugs:
GHB (Xyrem)- affects the Central Nervous System. It is a depressant that was approved in the United States for medical use with sleeping disorders.
Rohypnol- Began in the 1990’s and can’t be imported into the United States. It passed no medical tests in the US and is illegal.
LSD- a drug that can create vivid hallucinogens. These hallucinations can last anywhere from 8-12 hours. Life threatening side effects can be expected if drug is used with other substances such as alcohol and other drugs. This drug puts deadly chemicals in your system.
Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV)- Also known as “like magic”, “vanilla sky” and “meow meow”. This drug is very closely related to cocaine. People who are looking for increased energy are most likely to take it. This drug is among one of the most addicting.
Methamphetamine(meth-am-fet-A-me) also known as crystal meth. Can be taken through the nose, injected or orally. Rushes of confidence and energy are expected for 6-24 hours.
Mephedrone is a drug that can give you alertness and a sense of confidence. This drug is similar to ecstasy or cocaine.
Ecstasy is also known as “The Love Drug”. This drug can knock you unconscious and make you forget any events that may have happened. Ecstasy can cause poor memory.

Effects of club drugs:
GHB results in deep unhealthy sleep,
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