1.1.1 what is a drug? a substance which,
when taken, affects the body or mind.
184.108.40.206 prescription drugs, legally obtained only with a
220.127.116.11 illigal drugs, drugs which are illegal to
possess, sell or use, put in to three
classifications accoarding to their potentil
harm and addictiveness.
1.1.2 drug abuse, using drugs in a way
which harms the user.
18.104.22.168 prescripbed drugs can have devistating
effects if taken by people for whom they
were not prescribed, taken in excess or
with other drugs e.g alcohol.
22.214.171.124 social drugs legal drugs which are still addictive,
such as alcohol, nicotine, caffeine ,etc.
126.96.36.199.1 are legal but often age
controlled. they are widely
available and provide the
government wirth a huge
amount of revenue through
taxation. EVEN THOUGH
THEY CAN CAUSE DEATH.
1.1.3 religious beliefs
188.8.131.52 none of the six majour religions permit their followers to take illegal drugs
184.108.40.206.1 small groups within religions may allow drugs for specific reasons.
220.127.116.11.1.1 a small group of hindu holy men take a mild form of
cannabisas an intoxicant.
18.104.22.168.1.2 a small branch of christians, rastafarians
and the ethiopian coptic church allow
cannabis because it is a natural herb that
22.214.171.124.2 most are against illegal drugs and the misuse of
prescription drugs, because they damage the body
and christians and muslims compare the body to a
temple created by god. if you damage it on purpose
it is seen as a direct attack on Gods authority.
1.1.4 rights and responsibilities.
126.96.36.199 we have the right to a doctor and
medical care on the NHS. Some sell on
drugs they have obtained from their GP
that they no longer need others sell on
drugs they have obtained from their gp
1.1.5 drug clasification
188.8.131.52 three legal catigories by which illegal drugs are
classified in britsh law according to the level of
harm they do and how addictive they are.