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Study Guide Questions

1.     Why do some beginning users not realize that the drug that they're taking is, in fact, heroin?
2.     Heroin is derived from the ___________________ ____________________ .
3.     Opium and all drugs derived from opium are known as ______________________ .
4.     Name three legal narcotics.
5.     When did heroin become illegal in the United States?
6.     Is smoking heroin safer than injecting it?
7.     Heroin has become a more affordable drug. True or false?
8.     Heroin is much more _________________than it was a decade or two ago.
9.     How can you determine the degree of purity of a dose of heroin?
10.     Heroin is often mixed with __________________ __________________ .
11.     What are "bombitas"?
12.     What is an "atom bomb"?
13.     List four nicknames for smokeable heroin.
14.     What is "chasing the dragon"?
15.     Heroin is _____________________-acting. [fast/ slow]
16.     In the brain, heroin attaches to ___________________ receptors.
17.     Heroin decreases the body's natural ____________________ pain killers.
18.     Heroin depresses the ________________ _____________________ ______________________ .
19.     Heroin is both ______________________ and psychologically addictive.
20.     What is "tolerance"?
21.     Heroin use during pregnancy can result in ___________________ or ____________________.
22.     Babies born to addicted mothers undergo _____________________ .
23.     For how long do physical withdrawal symptoms last?
24.     ________________________ blocks the craving for heroin.
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