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NCJ Number: 230123 Find in a Library
Title: Street Drugs: A Drug Identification Guide 2010
Corporate Author: Ohio HIDTA
United States of America

Franklin County Sheriff's Office
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Columbus , OH 43215
Cleveland, OH 44131-1828
Sale Source: Ohio HIDTA
984 Keynote Circle
Cleveland, OH 44131-1828
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (OH) present comprehensive information on “street drugs” and photographic illustrations of how various drugs are packaged.
Abstract: The booklet begins with a summary of trends in world drug markets. This is followed by detailed information on specific drugs. Information on each drug includes a listing of the physical and behavioral “Signs & Symptoms” of the drug‘s effects ; the chemical and plant sources of the drug; applicable processing procedures; and data on recent trends in the drug‘s production, trafficking, and use through 2008, with attention to its prevalence in the United States. The drugs covered in this book are cocaine and crack cocaine; opium; heroin and heroin “black tar;“ marijuana; hashish; powder meth, crystal meth, and meth labs; MDMA (ecstasy); yaba; prescription drugs (hyrocodone, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, and amphetamine); DXM (dextromethorphan); inhalants; khat; mescaline; hallucinogenic mushrooms; steroids; tobacco; LSD; and GHB. A chart provides summary information on common illegal and abused drugs, with accompanying photographic illustrations of packaging. Another chart shows how various drugs affect the human body, using a drawn illustration of the anatomy of the human body and its internal organs.
Main Term(s): Drug information
Index Term(s): Club Drugs; Cocaine; Controlled Substances; Crack; Drug abuse; Drug abuse education; Drug effects; Drug sources; Drug statistics; Drug use; GHB (gammahydroxybutyrate); Hashish; Heroin; Intoxicant inhalation; Juvenile drug use; Marijuana; MDMA (designer drug); Methamphetamines; Opioids; Prescription drugs; Trend analysis
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