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Drugs Lecture

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Introduction
Philippines is one of the
poorest country in Asia, is
the favorite transit point of
illegal drugs by foreign drug
syndicates and local drug
lords as well.
Drugs operation in the
Philippines is
advantageous to drug
syndicate because the
cost of operation is
less expensive.
Almost all types of
drugs that circulate in
the Philippines came
from foreign sources
except marijuana.
With the ever
increasing demand for
these drugs, most of
the enterprising drug
dealers have become
millionaires
Each citizen could play
an important role as
support to our
governments
campaign against
these illegal activities.
Our government is
blanketed by graft and
corruption which were
the major cause for our
governments incapacity
to combat effectively the
present drug situation.
Legal Classification of Drugs
Prohibited Drugs
includes opium and its
active components and
derivatives, such as Heroin
Coca Leaf and other
substances producing
similar effects.
Regulated Drugs

Any drug which produces
a physiological action similar
to amphetamines or hypnotic
drugs. (Ex. Methamphetamine
Hydrochloride or SHABU).


STAGES OF
DRUG
ADDICTION
Use
Taking of drugs as
prescribed by a
medical practitioner
for beneficial
purposes.
Drug Abuse

Misuse or
unsupervised use of a
drug that may lead to
addiction.
Drug Dependence

State of
psychological or
physical dependence or
both which results from
chronic use of narcotic
drugs .
Drug Addiction

Psychological tolerance
of an individual to high
dosage resulting from
prolonged excessive use
of narcotic drugs.
Drug Habituation

Psychological desire
to repeat the use of
drugs occasionally or
continuously because
of emotional reasons.


Classifications of
Drugs
Hallucinogens

Capable of provoking
sensation, thinking,
self-awareness and
emotion.

STAGES OF DRUG ADDICTION
STAGES OF DRUG ADDICTION