||Dagga / Cannabis
This drug consists of the flowering tops, leaves, stems and seeds of the Cannabis Sativa plant. It grows in KZN and all over the world. Users can experience depression, anxiety attacks and bizarre, terrifying hallucinations
A powerful hallucinogen. A mind altering drug that was very popular in the 60's. It leads to sever personality disturbances. Flashbacks occur, which is a sudden intense recurrence of hallucinations several days, months or years after use!
The drug of the street children of South Africa. Glue, petrol, nail polish removers, paint and thinners, lighter fuels etc. Sever psychological and physiological dependence. Can lead to severe physical damage.
About 10% of all people who drink become alcoholics.
Alcoholics cannot control their drinking. Alcohol is a drug, a central nervous system depressant - not a stimulant. As such, it will depress certain brain functions.
Mandrax produces depression and slows down the nervous system. Overdosing is a real danger as tolerance to the drug develops rapidly
One of the most harmful substances adversely affecting community health. Smokers are prone to disease. Smoking is highly addictive. The risk of lung disease is increased x25. Also can lead to mouth and throat cancer. smoking also affects those around you - they become passive smokers
Derivative of cocaine but cheaper. Resembles small irregular whitish stones, 'crack' is the sound they make when smoking. The good feeling lasts for 5-20 minutes. Crack leads to : breathing problems, stroke, heart failure, depression, paranoia and psychosis