Biology B1 3.3 Drugs.

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What are drugs?
Drugs are chemicals which alter the body's chemistry.
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What has been used by indigenous people for a very long time?
Useful drugs made from natural substances.
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What needs to be done when new drugs are developed to help people?
We have to test them over a long time to make sure that there are no serious side effects.
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Why are recreational drugs used?
For people's pleasure.
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What are heroin and cocaine?
Recreational drugs that are very addictive and illegal.
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What is cannabis?
An illegal recreational drug.
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What do some argue that the use of cannabis can lead to?
The use of 'harder' drugs.
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What happens if you try to stop taking addictive drugs?
You will suffer withdrawal symptoms.
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What may the chemicals in cannabis cause?
Mental health problems.
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What are alcohol and tobacco?
Legal recreational drugs that may harm your body.
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Why are some drugs addictive?
They change the body's chemistry.
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**GIVE BALANCED ARGUMENT RELATING TO WHETHER TAKING CANNABIS LEADS TO TAKING HARDER DRUGS*
**IF YOU MAKE A ONE SIDED ARGUMENT YOU WILL LOSE HALF YOUR MARKS FOR THAT QUESTION***
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