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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
In the western United States, heroin is most commonly available as a solid substance that is black in color.
Individuals addicted to heroin who stop using the drug may experience withdrawal symptoms which include heroin craving, restlessness, muscle and bone pain, and vomiting.
As of 2009, lifetime Ecstasy use increased significantly among individuals aged 12 years or older, from 4.3 percent (10.2 million) in 2002 to 5.7 percent (14.2 million) in 2009
Marijuana users typically inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than tobacco smokers, which further increase the lungs' exposure to carcinogenic smoke.
The various physical effects of methamphetamine include, increased energy, change in libido, increased sweating, decrease in appetite (anorexia), insomnia, dilated pupils, tightened jaw muscles (trismus), teeth grinding (bruxism), itching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shortness of breath, involuntary body movements (twitches, grimacing, lip smacking, etc), increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, vasoconstriction, dry mouth, and a difficulty in urination. Serious physical effects include, possibly fatal lung and kidney disorders, possible brain damage, lowered resistance to illnesses, liver damage, heart attack, and stroke.
Opiate use causes an intense euphoria, or rush, that lasts only briefly and is followed by a few hours of a relaxed, contented state.