just the simple facts about drugs
Drugs and inhalants
Find out the facts about traditional
drugs such as the coca leaf and khat, which is
widely used in Africa and the Arabian peninsula.
Information about what is probably
the most widely used drug: The UN estimates that
140 million people take cannabis.
Discover the facts behind the
complex image of cocaine. Is it associated with a glamorious
champagne lifestyle or,
in the form of crack cocaine, linked to poverty and
inner city deprivation?
Details on how heroin is produed,
used and the effects of taking heroin.
about how these stimulants affect your body and why
they were first developed.
about the drugs which have an effect of giving people
hallucinations or strange dreams.
information on these
drugs which are used to lessen anxiety, tension, feelings
of agitation, feelings of excessive worry.
(This series was originaly broadcast
on BBC World Service radio.)