Drugs: How Danagerous Is It?


Drugs have infiltrated our cities, our towns and our lives. Though a small
percentage of people use drugs, they do attempt to spread their plague among
others. But, how dangerous are these mind suppressors? Do they kill like the
statistics show, or is it a coverup to stop people from having a good time?
Even in Franklin County, there are drugs. How bad is the problem? It is worse
then most people think, but what can we do about it? Can we do anything about
it?
Marijuana is the drug of choice among most addicts. It is provided cheap
and is easily available. Overdosing it on this drug is not possible, or at
least dying of an overdose, thus making it seem safe. The high is ...

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substance. A new method is being tested. It
includes "baking" the marijuana under a flame without burning it. It is nearly
the same as smoking it, but there is no smoke, which may limit the chance of
lung cancer. Yet is this drug safe? No. The short term effects, besides the
calmness are the following: temporary memory loss, rapid heart beat, and
dizziness. The long term effects include the following: Lung cancer, heart
problems, and immune system disorders. The equivalent of one joint is four
cigarettes, or ten seconds of car exhaust. No one sees the dangers of this drug,
and they usually do not care about them, making it even more dangerous.
LSD, or acid, is a synthetic drug that was originally found on the skin of
a mushroom. This is considered a psychedelic drug. It is very cheap, usually
$4 - $5 a trip. A trip usually consists of 500-600 "mics" of acid. It can be
made from morning glory, wood petroleum and other chemicals. The high is very
interesting. It is ...

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