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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Morphine is normally injected when it is being used for any of the following purposes: preoperative sedation, as a supplement to anesthesia, and for analgesia.
Upon using heroin users will begin to breathe at a slower rate and their breathing can reach a point of respiratory failure.
Illegal amphetamine appears as crystals, chunks, and fine to coarse powders, off-white to yellow in color, and supplied loose (in plastic or foil bags) or in capsules or tablets of various sizes and colors.
Animal studies have shown that exposure to high doses of Ecstasy for 4 days produced brain damage that could still be seen 6 to 7 years later.
Popular logos on Ecstasy tablets include smiley faces, clover leaves, cartoon characters, and symbols associated with commercial brands such as Mitsubishi, Nike, and Mercedes.
Among 12 to 17 year olds who had past year MDE, 38.0 percent had used illegal drugs during the same period. This was significantly more than the 18.0 percent of teens who did not have past year MDE who used illegal drugs during the past year. This pattern was similar for specific types of illegal drug use, including marijuana, cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, and the nonmedical use of prescription-type psychotherapeutics.