Fentanyl is a man made copy cat drug. It copies heron and produces very very similar effects for example euphoria, sleeplessness, relaxation and the masking over of pain. It also causes constipation and confusion.
Processing plants deep in the jungles of South East Asia, Pakistan, Mexico and Colombia transform the liquid extracted from poppy seeds into morphine and from there the manufacturers either process it themselves or ship it out elsewhere for conversion into heroin.
There has been a lot written about cocaine recently, especially with the advent of the internet. Distribution of articles and notes about it, where it comes from, how its use expanded after the 1960’s and much more can be found on the much-loved site, Wikipedia. The articles therein are written by anyone and everyone for publication to a wider audience. Much is said about its addictive properties, the downsides of its use, the heartbreak caused to families where a cocaine addict resides and the deaths from overdosing on it. I make no apologies for writing even more.
While there are rituals that users go through when doing cocaine, the drug itself is sometimes misunderstood by those who use it—what it is and what effect it will have, both good and bad. One of its main attributes of cocaine use is its ability to take you up high and then on the other side, to take you down.
It has been seen in cinemas, in your living room, on the television, in magazines and even described in books. The moderately well-off person, all the way to the extremely rich are utilizing a dangerous substance to give them the upper hand and the edge to be the best. A white powder designed to mimic energy, confidence, and euphoria, but with every sniff or snort it tears away at the individual physically and mentally.
Cannabis is commonly known these days as Skunk. It is made up from the dried leaves and stalks of the hemp plant. In my day it just used to be called Ganja, weed or just Grass. Now it has even more nick names depending on where you are. Its normal name is hemp.
Growing up, I saw classmates and friends experiment with drugs such as cannabis and alcohol at a young age—13 years old. After leaving school and going to college in the UK (16 to 18 years old), I didn’t come in contact with drugs…
Marijuana is a Class B hallucinogen. It brings on altered perceptions of the environment one is in, ones thoughts, and ones feelings. You simply don’t see the world as it actually is, you see something else. Feelings get all mixed up, one is no longer lucid and it’s hard to figure out where one is geographically or what time it is. One’s memory gets really mixed up. What happened a couple of weeks ago can seem like yesterday and yesterday can seem like years ago.
Adderall is a prescription drug commonly used to treat ADHD. It has mainly been abused in colleges and universities to aid students in their studies. Adderall is very powerful and much more potent than other amphetamines like Ritalin, for example.
Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia.