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1 Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs use is a essentially a choice. ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

2 use drugs, alcohol or tobacco ? Do “good” kids use drugs, tobacco or alcohol?

3 What are the most commonly abused drugs?

4 What are Gateway Drugs?

5 What influences a person's decision to use or not use drugs?

6 What are the consequences?

7 Why do some drug users “OD”?

8 What government agency controls what’s in a “street drug”?

9 How is medicine advertised today?

10 Why do some people make poor decisions about important things?

11 Why do some people think … “as long as I don’t do it too much”?

12 What would you do if a friend used drugs, alcohol or tobacco?

13 What are some healthy alternatives for dealing with stress?

14 Can teens go to jail?

15 Do under-age drinking convictions have to be reported on college applications or military recruitment applications?

16 What would you do if you were at a place where alcohol or drugs were offered?

17 What are some verbal or physical refusal skills?

18 What choice will you make?

19 What’s in the news about drugs?

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21 American Tobacco Company also known as Lorillard sells an eCigarette called Blu. Altria makers of Copenhagen, Marlboro, Skoa(Phillip Morris) l has come out with an eCigarette called MarkTen. RJ Reynolds, the second- largest U.S. tobacco company – makers of Camel, Kool and Kodiak has come out with an eCigarette called Vuse. The cartridge holds a liquid carbohydrate called glycerin mixed with nicotine.

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25 Elvis Presley Born: January 8, 1935 Died: August 16, 1977 A cultural icon, known as "Elvis," and referred to as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll“. Heart attack brought on from chronic abuse of a combination of drugs.

26 Jimi Hendrix Born: November Died: September 18, 1970 American guitarist. He is considered the greatest guitarist by other musicians. Pulmonary aspiration due to mixing sleeping pills with alcohol.

27 Jim Morrison Born: December 8, 1943 Died: July 3, 1971 Lead singer and lyricist for the rock band The Doors. Died of a heroin overdose, having inhaled what he believed to be cocaine.

28 Bon Scott Born: July 9, Died: February AC/DC lead singer. Found in a car on a London road. Pulmonary aspiration due to alcohol poisoning.

29 Janis Joplin Born: January 19, 1943 Died: October 4, 1970 Heroin overdose.

30 NOSTRUMS Old time Medicines, Elixers and Patent Drugs Most early “medicines” contained drugs - with names we’re familiar with today …

31 Laudanum is Opium. Cloves for toothaches. Quinine – for malaria. Willow Bark Extract - acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin). Castor Oil - castor beans; laxative. Powered Nitre - potassium nitrate (saltpeter) – for asthma; toothpaste. Whiskey.

32 Laudanum has 25 times more Opium than a Paregoric. These are examples of tinctures. A tincture is a medicine containing alcohol. A grain equals weight of a seed.

33 Coryza is from the Greek kara = “head” and zeein = “to boil”. Chloroform - an anesthetic – like ether. Min is short for Minim = 1/60 th of a Dram A Dram is 1/8 th of an ounce a very small amount

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36 Prohibition in the United States began in 1920 and lasted until Here’s prescription for whiskey dated 1929.

37 Which Amendment banned alcohol? 1 st 5 th 18 th What year did “Prohibition” begin? Who was President when Prohibition began? Woodrow Wilson Franklin D. Roosevelt Which amendment ended Prohibition? 18 th 21 st


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