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Crystal meth:

1.Crystal meth is short for crystal methamphetamine. It is just one form of the drug
2.Other colors of powder have been observed, including brown, yellow-gray, orange and even
pink. It can also be compressed into pill form.
3.People take by snorting it (inhaling through the nose), smoking it or injecting it with a needle .
4.Street name: Ice, Glass.
5.Methamphetamine is a synthetic (man-made) chemical, unlike cocaine, for instance, which
comes from a plant.
6.At nearly 500 metric tons a year, with 24.7 million abusers.
7.The drug decreases natural feelings of hunger, users can experience extreme weight loss.
delusions of power, increased aggressiveness and irritability .

1.Marijuana is the word used to describe the dried flowers, seeds and leaves of the Indian hemp
2.Marijuana generally refers to the dried, shredded leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the
cannabis plant. usually smoked as a cigarette (joint), but may also be smoked in a pipe. Less often, it is
mixed with food and eaten or brewed as tea.
4.Street name :Astro turf, bhang, dagga, dope .
5.Marijuana is a mixture of dried-out leaves, stems, flowers and seeds of the hemp plant. It is
usually green, brown or gray in color.
6.Over 94 million people in the US have admitted using it at least once.
7.Tend to inhale deeply and hold the smoke as long as possible to increase the effect of the drug,
worsening the damage to the lungs,damages the immune system .

1.Ecstasy was originally developed by Merck pharmaceutical company in 1912.
2.A pill.
3.Ecstasy most commonly comes in pill form but can also be injected and taken in other ways .
4.Street name: Adam, Eve, Essence, Love pill, Love drug.
5.Mixture of substances—from LSD, cocaine, heroin, amphetamine and methamphetamine .
6.An estimated 12.4 million Americans aged 12 or older tried Ecstasy at least once in their lives,
representing 5% of the US population in that age group.
7.Ecstasy is emotionally damaging and users often suffer depression, confusion, severe anxiety,
paranoia,1 psychotic behavior and other psychological problems.

1.The word cocaine refers to the drug in a powder form or crystal form.
2.Crystal or powder form.
3.It is most often sniffed, with the powder absorbed into the bloodstream through the nasal
4.Street name:Dust, Coke, Flake.
5.The powder is usually mixed with substances such as corn starch, talcum powder and/or sugar
or other drugs such as procaine (a local anesthetic) or amphetamines.
6.An estimated 7.5 million have used cocaine at least once in their life, 3.5 million in the last
year and 1.5 million in the past month.
7.More rapidly absorb the drug into the body, abusers inject it, but this substantially increases
the risk of overdose.

Crack Cocaine:
1.It is so named because it makes a cracking or popping sound when heated.
2.Crack cocaine is the crystal form of cocaine, which normally comes in a powder form.
3.Crack is heated and smoked .
4.Street name: Candy, Glo, Gravel, Beat.
5.It comes in solid blocks or crystals varying in color from yellow to pale rose or white.
6.More than 95% of these offenders had been involved in crack cocaine trafficking.
7.Intense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug .

1.“Inhalants” refers to the vapors from toxic substances which are inhaled to reach a quick high.
2.Most often used are shoe polish, glue, toluene, gasoline, lighter fluid, nitrous oxide2 or
“whippets,” spray paint .
3.“Sniffing” or breathe the fumes from rags soaked in chemicals (“huffing”) .
4.Street name: Amys, Highball, Bolt.
6.Found that an annual average of 593,000 teens aged 12 to 17 had used inhalants for the first
time in the year before they took the survey.
7.The chemicals are rapidly absorbed through the lungs into the bloodstream and quickly reach
the brain and other organs