Addiction Papers

  • Ketamine - A Psychoactive Drug

    1321 words, 6 pages

    Ketamine hydrochloride, known on the streets as Special K, is a powerful hallucinogen widely used as an animal tranquilizer by veterinarians. It was originally created for human anaesthetic, it is still used as a general anaesthetic for children, people with very poor health, and by vets. Effects from the drug are a lot like the effects of PCP. Users call the high they get from Special K "K Hole”. K Hole is described as visual distortions and users lose track of time, sense, and identity. While in the K Hole, people usually can’t move, they just stay seated or lying down during the experience.

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    Legalization Of Marijuana

    678 words, 3 pages

    Marijuana is a common name for the hemp plant, cannabis sativa. However, marijuana, also known as pot, grass or weed, does not contain just one chemical. In fact, it contains 61 known relatives of the primary active ingredient, Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and more than 400 known chemical toxins also have been found in marijuana. When burned, even more toxic compounds are produced. Smoking marijuana can cause faster heartbeat and pulse rate, bloodshot eyes, dry mouth and dry throat, reduce, short term memory, alter sense of time, reduces concentration and coordination. The typical

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