All drugs listed in the library are part of the drug testing package offered by Claritest.

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AEME

Also known as: Crack Cocaine

Street names: Candy, Crack, Rocks

Crack CocaineThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: A.
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: paranoia, anxiety, raised blood pressure, loss of appetite and a rise in body temperature.
  • Long-term negative effects: lung damage if the drug is smoked, addiction, convulsions and heart failure.

Alcohol

Alcohol.jpgThe Facts:

  • It is legal for anyone aged 18 or over to purchase alcohol.
  • Men should drink no more than 3-4 units a day and women should drink no more than 2-3 units a day.
  • Short-term negative effects: depression, numbing of senses and hangovers.
  • Long-term negatives effects: cancer, liver disease, heart problems, strokes, high blood pressure and death through overdose.

Amphetamines

Also known as: Speed

Street names: Bennies, Uppers, Whizz

Speed.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: B (A, if injected).
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: anxiety, paranoia and irritability.
  • Long-term negative effects: psychological dependence, depression and eating disorders.

 

Benzodiazepines

Also known as: Diazepam (Valium), Nordiazepam, Temazepam, Oxazepam, Nitrazepam

Street names: Benzos, Downers, Roofies

BenzodiazepinesThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: C (when used for recreational purposes).
  • Penalty for possession (when not medically prescribed)/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: aggressive behaviour, depression, hallucinations, unsteadiness and confusion.
  • Long-term negative effects: chronic fatigue, chronic depression, memory and cognitive impairment.

Buprenorphine

Also known as: Subutex

Street names: Bupe, Subs, Temmies

Buprenorphine.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: C (when used for recreational purposes).
  • Penalty for possession (when not medically prescribed)/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite and abdominal pain.
  • Long-term negative effects: tooth decay, weight gain and, if mixed with other depressants, depression, respiratory depression, coma and death.

Cannabis

Also known as: Weed, Marijuana, THC

Street names: Grass, Pot, Skunk

Cannabis.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: B.
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: impaired memory, paranoia, anxiety and coma if used heavily.
  • Long-term negative effects: lung cancer, bronchitis, psychological dependence, lower fertility rate, nerve damage and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia.

Cocaine

Also known as: Coke

Street names: Blow, Charlie, Snow

Cocaine, credit RotorheadThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: A.
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: insomnia, constricted blood vessels, hallucinations, chest pain, loss of appetite and violent behaviour.
  • Long-term negative effects: depression, ulcerations in the mucus membrane in the nose, holes in the barrier separating the nose and heart attacks.

Ketamine

Also known as: Special K

Street names: Green, K, Vitamin K

KetamineThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: C.
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: inability to move, hallucinations, panic attacks and depression.
  • Long-term negative effects: worsen existing mental health problems, abdominal pains and high doses can cause death. Injecting ketamine can damage the veins and cause abscesses and blood clots.

Heroin specific (6-MAM)

Also known as: Heroin

Street names: Brown, Skag, Smack

Heroin2The Facts:

  • Class of drug: A
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: dizziness, vomiting, damaged veins and blood clots.
  • Long-term negative effects: death and coma through overdose, respiratory failure, lasting damage to veins and arteries and gangrene.

Mephedrone

Also known as: 4-Methylmethcathinone

Street names: Drone, Meph, Miaow-Miaow

Mephedrone.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: B
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: anxiety, paranoia, fits, vomiting, headaches, grinding of teeth, hallucinations, overheating and suppressed appetite.
  • Long-term negative effects: death, insomnia, involuntary muscle clenching, hallucinations and blue or cold fingers due to restricted circulation.

Methamphetamines

Also known as: Crystal Meth, Ecstasy (MDA, MDMA, MDEA)

Street names: Ice, Meth, Tik

Methamphetamines credit mph887.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: A
  • Penalty for possession/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: agitation, paranoia, confusion, reduced appetite and severe psychoses.
  • Long-term negative effects: brain damage, increased heart rate and blood pressure. An overdose can lead to a stroke, lung, kidney and gastrointestinal damage, coma and death.

Methadone

Also known as: EDDP

Street names: Meth, Juice, Linctus

Methadone credit digpretzel.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: A (when used for recreational purposes).
  • Penalty for possession (when not medically prescribed)/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: Depressing the nervous system and breathing, sickness and constipation.
  • Long-term negative effects: Death from overdose and coma.

 

Morphine

Street names: Duramorph, Monkey, White Stuff

Morphine.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: A (when used for recreational purposes).
  • Penalty for possession (when not medically prescribed)/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: drowsiness and constipation.
  • Long-term negative effects: physical dependence, tolerance, respiratory depression, coma and death.

Opiates

Also known as: Codeine

Opiates.jpgThe Facts:

  • Class of drug: C (when used for recreational purposes).
  • Penalty for possession (when not medically prescribed)/supply: imprisonment and a fine.
  • Short-term negative effects: nausea, vomiting, constipation and urinary retention.
  • Long-term negative effects: central nervous system adverse effects and physical and/or psychological dependence.

 

References

Alcohol Concern

BBC News

Bupa

Drug Info

DrugScope

Talk to Frank

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