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1

What class are morphine, heroin and methadone?

Opiates

2

What class are alcohol and barbiturates?

Depressants

3

What class are amphetamines + cocaine?

Stimulants

4

What class are LDS and mushrooms?

Hallucinogens

5

An excessive or improper use of drugs, especially through self-administration for nonmedical purposes

Drug abuse

6

A physical or psychologic state in which a person displays withdrawal symptoms if drug use is halted suddenly; can lead to addiction.

drug dependence

7

Name 5 Class A drugs

Opiates
Cocaine, crack
LSD
Inj amphetamines
Magic mushrooms

8

What is the penalty for dealing class A drugs?

Up to life

9

What is the penalty for possessing class A drugs?

up to 7 years

10

Name 5 class B drugs

Cannabis
Oral amphetamines
Ritalin
Pholcodeine
Mephedrone (bubbles)

11

What is the penalty for dealing class B drugs?

Up to 14 years

12

What is the penalty for possessing class B drugs?

Up to 5 years

13

Name 4 class C drugs?

Tranquilisers - benzos
some painkillers - buprenorphine, DEXTROPROPOXYPHENE
GHB
Ketamine

14

What is penalty for dealing class C drugs?

Up to 14 years

15

What is penalty for possessing class C drugs?

Up to 2 years

16

What act may define who may produce, possess, supply, prescribe and administer certain drugs?

Misuse of Drugs Regulations, 2001

17

What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 prohibits LSD, cannabis, opium, ecstasy without H.O. license?

Schedule 1

18

What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves controlled prescribing, custody and registers for heroim, methadone, cocaine, amphetamine?

Schedule 2

19

What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves barbiturates and pentazocine?

Schedule 3

20

What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves benzodiazepines?

Schedule 4

21

What schedule of Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 involves those containing a small amount of CD, copraxomol and co-codamol?

Schedule 5

22

What act controls the production and supply of drugs?

Medicines Act, 1968

23

What do drugs of dependence have in common?

1. An initial pleasurable effect
2. A rebound unpleasant effect on stopping

24

Psychological dependence
Neuro-adaptation
Tolerance
Physical dependence
Withdrawal syndromes

Drug dependenec

25

Drugs cause false feelings of well-being: what do the ignore or bypass?

Survival needs: food, drink, friendship, sex and achievment

26

In Scotland what percentage of Scots use cocaine? highest in world

4%

27

In Scotland, what drug has ahd a 50% increase in 6 years?

Ecstasy (2.5%) use

28

What percentage of Scots smoke or inject heroin (3x world average)?

1.5%

29

What do users spend a year in Scotland on the habit?

£1.4 billion

30

What do users cost society in scotland?

£3.5 billion