Crime and Punishment KEY WORDS

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Fine
Money paid as punishment for a crime or other offences.
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Probation
An alternative to prison where an offender has to meet regularly with a probation officer to ensure they do not re-offend. Movement may be restricted.
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Parole
When a prisoner is released without having completed their sentence because they have behaved well and accepted their guilt. The prisoner is monitored to try and ensure they do not re-offend.
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Life Imprisonment
A prison sentence that theoretically keeps people in prison until they die.
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Drug
A substance, when taken, affects the body or mind.
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Prescription Drugs
Drugs legally obtained only with a doctor's consent.
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Drug Abuse
Using drugs in a way that harms the user.
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Illegal Drugs
Drugs which are illegal to possess, sell or use, put into three classifications depending on their potential harm and addictiveness.
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Social Drugs
Legal drugs which are still addictive such as alcohol, nicotine etc.
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Legal Drugs
Drugs that can be purchased legally. Some do have age restrictions.
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Solvents
Some aerosols, glue and lighter fluid which are abused by sniffing which can cause hallucinations and can be fatal.
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Caffeine
A mild legal stimulant found in coffee and chocolate etc.
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Cannabis
A class B drug which is usually smoked which some wish to be legalised.
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Cannabis
A class B drug which is usually smoked which some wish to be legalised.
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Alcohol
An addictive social drug found in beer, wine, spirits etc.
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An alternative to prison where an offender has to meet regularly with a probation officer to ensure they do not re-offend. Movement may be restricted.

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Probation

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When a prisoner is released without having completed their sentence because they have behaved well and accepted their guilt. The prisoner is monitored to try and ensure they do not re-offend.

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A prison sentence that theoretically keeps people in prison until they die.

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A substance, when taken, affects the body or mind.

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