Religious Attitudes to Drug Abuse Glossary

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Drug
Substance which, 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 iin 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 according to their potential harm or addictiveness
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Social Drugs
Legal drugs that can be purchased legally. Some have age restrictions
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Legal Drugs
Drugs that can be purchased legally. Some have age restrictions
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Solvents
Some aerosols, glue and gas lighter refills abused by sniffing, which can cause hallucinations and can be fatal
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Caffeine
Mild legal stimulant found in coffee, chocolate, etc
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Drug Classification
Three legal categories by which illegal drugs are classified is British law according to te level of harm they do and how addictive they are
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Cannabis
Class B drug which is usually smoked, which some wish to be legalised
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Tobacco
Used in cigarettes and cigars, it contains nicotine, an addictive social drug
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Alcohol
Addictive social drug found in beer, wine, spirits, etc
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Rehabilitation (Rehab)
Process by which addicts are helped to defeat their addiction to drugs
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Prescription Drugs

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Drugs legally obtained only with a doctor's consent

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Drug Abuse

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Illegal Drugs

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Social Drugs

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