Practice Guidance

Street drugs: categories and effects

Introduction

Contents What are street drugs? Drug categories Stimulant drugs Amphetamine sulphate Methylamphetamine Ecstasy Poppers Cocaine hydrochloride Crack cocaine Mephedrone and cathinones Hallucinogenics LSD Magic mushrooms Ketamine Depressant drugs Alcohol Cannabis Benzodiazepines GHB Heroin Synthetic opiates Penalties under the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971 Further reading What are street drugs? The term “street drug” is often […]

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