Amphetamine, also referred to as: uppers, speed, bennies, truck drivers, LA turnaround; was created in Germany in 1887 in the chemistry lab where multiple researches where developing new drugs.
- Anabolic Steroids
Anabolic steroids, also referred to as: juice, D-Ball, gym candy, Roids, pumpers, stackers; were created in the 1930’s, and were meant to help deficiencies in bone growth, stimulate appetite, induce male puberty, anemia, osteoporosis as well as treatment for body wasting due to the AIDS virus or cancer.
- Bath Salts
Bath salts, also referred to as: Vanilla Sky, Purple Wave, Ivory Wave, Bliss, Cloud Nice, and Snow Leopard; are a relatively new designer drug containing combinations of synthetic cathinone and other chemicals, which are similar to amphetamine and is found in the Khat Plant.
- Cocaine & Crack
Cocaine and crack cocaine, also referred to as: coke, blow, bump, C, candy, Charlie, snow, flake, blanca, soda, coca, rock, girl; began is 1862, a German chemist Albert Niemann extracted the pure chemical, cocaine hydrochloride, from the coca plant.
- Crystal Meth
Crystal meth, also referred to as: meth, crystal, ice, glass, speed; was created in 1887 for scientific reasons and was first used in pill form during WWII by soldiers to stay awake on long missions.
- DXM (Dextro-methorphan)
DXM, also referred to as: Triple C(s), orange crush, C-C-C, CCC, Skilttles, red devils, Dex; is a chemical in over 100 over-the-counter medications that became available in the 1960’s through the 1970’s as a non-addictive replacement for codeine for those suffering with a cough or cold.
- Ecstasy (MDMA)
Ecstasy, also referred to as: Ecstasy, E, X, XTC, love drug, hug drug; was created in 1912 as a substance to stop abnormal bleeding, two patent applications were filed. It was not really looked at again until the 1950’s when the United States Army did testing with the drug – all classified until 1973.
- GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid)
GHB, also referred to as: Liquid ecstasy, Liquid X, G, Georgia, home boy, fantacy, firewater; is the main substance in the medication Xyrem, which is used to treat a rare disease called cataplexy, and is sometimes used to treat some cases of narcolepsy.
Heroin, also referred to as: dope, smack, white horse, black tar, H, brown sugar, chiva, negra, junk, skunk; originates from a blend by C.R. Alder Wright in 1874 where he added components to the morphine found in the opium poppy.
Hydrocodone, also referred to as: hydros, tabs, vics, itchies; is a legal opiate used to treat pain that was created by Carl Mannich and Helene Lowenheim in Germany in 1920 and became available in the US in 1943.
Inhalants, also referred to as: huff, balloons, duster, laughing gas, snappers, whippets, glue sniffing, poppers; are harsh chemicals found in certain products such as industrial paints, adhesives, hair spray, fabric protector, gasoline, paint thinner, and many other common household items are sold legally and legitimately with warning labels.
Ketamine, also referred to as: special K, Cat valium, K, OK, KO, Key; was designed as an anesthesia to replace PCP in 1963, Ketamine is a dissociative substance or tranquillizer, that causes a psychological disassociation, or out of body experience.
LSD, also referred to as: Hit, Tab, Acid, Blotter, Drop, Dip, Lucy in the Sky with diamonds, Rainbow, Skittles, Wacky Tic-Tacs, Tic-Tacs, cubes; was created in 1938 by Albert Hofmann, was intended to improve stimulation of respiratory and circulatory function.
Marijuana, also referred to as: Hit, Tab, Acid, Blotter, Drop, Dip, Lucy in the Sky with diamonds, Rainbow, Skittles, Wacky Tic-Tacs, Tic-Tacs, cubes; was created in 1938 by Albert Hofmann, was intended to improve stimulation of respiratory and circulatory function.
Marijuana, also referred to as: pot, grass, blunts, mota, yerba, grifa, dope, mary jane, refer, skunk, weed, hash, chronic, OG, kush, herb, bud; is a plant grown mainly for its psychoactive chemical properties of the drug THC.
Mushrooms, also referred to as: Magic Mushrooms, shrooms, caps, stems, lids, shoomies; are hallucinogenic mushrooms that have been cultivated naturally and used in ritualistic medicine for centuries. They were first introduced to the western world in 1955 and the psychoactive ingredients were first identified in 1958.
- Oxycodone / Oxycontin
Oxycodone (Oxycontin), are also referred to as: oxy, o.c., killers; was developed in Germany in 1916, Oxycodone is an opioid created to improve the effects of already existing medications like morphine to make them more tolerable. It is still prescribed to relive severe and chronic pain and has been known to help those suffering with severe IBS.
- Prescription Depressants
Prescription Depressants, are also referred to as: barbiturates, benzodiazepines, sedatives, downers; are psychoactive drugs that slow down the central nervous system reducing excitability and arousal levels while inducing feelings of euphoria and relaxation.
Salvia, also referred to as: sage, diviner’s sage, ska, seers sage; is an herb which was used in the post-colonial Mazatec period. Salvia was not a recorded discovery before 1939 and it wasn’t until the 1990’s that the psychoactive properties were identified in modern culture.
- Tobacco & Nicotine
Nicotine, also referred to as: cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, smokeless tobacco, snuff, spit tobacco, hooka, chew, dip, the patch, nicorette gum, vaping; is named after the tobacco plant (nicotiana tabacum), is the main chemical compound found in the nightshade family of plants- including tobacco