Drugs Of Abuse

 Over-the-counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are meant to be used, or in large amounts or the use of illegal drugs or the use of prescription. Drugs most often associated with this term include: alcohol, amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabis, cocaine, hallucinogens, methaqualone, and opioids. drugs such as cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin, are illegal. They are not subject to quality or price controls and the amount of active ingredient is not consistent. A person using illegal drugs can never be sure of how strong the drug is, or what is actually in it. The most addictive drugs are heroin, cocaine and nicotine, followed by barbiturates and alcohol, according to a panel of addiction experts. The addictive quality of drugs are measured by both its effect on the body and the effects it has on society.  

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