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Types of Illegal Drugs


Monday, September 22nd, 2008 Types of Illegal Drugs

Illegal Drugs are many and have far reaching consequences. Having information is key to understanding their use.

There are many illegal drugs that are being abused by our society today. Drugs such as marijuana, meth, and the abuse of prescription medications are on the rise. It is important for everyone to raise their level of awareness in order to reduce the risk of drug abuse or to help someone they care for who is already suffering from drug abuse or addiction.

Illegal drugs come in different shapes, sizes, and types. Each particular drug produces unique effects on the user, this is why you may have heard the term “drug of choice”. This means, the drug that the user prefers. People use illegal drugs for many reasons, boredom, to fit in, experimentation, etc. They begin to abuse drugs when they repeatedly take them to solve their problems or to make them feel “normal”.

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