Amphetamine (AMP) – Is a drug commonly known as Speed/Uppers etc. It is utilized in the treatment of obesity. It is central nervous
system stimulating drug, creates a feeling of well-being, increased energy and self-confidence, which is attractive to the user. It is
administered by nasal/oral insufflations, or by intravenous injection. It appears in the urine within 3 hours after administration and
remains for about 24-48 hours after the last dose.
Cannabinoids/Marijuana (THC) – Is a drug commonly known as Pot/Weed/Hash. It comes from the cannabis sativa (hemp plant). It
can be smoked, baked into food and eaten. It makes people feel high, happy, or excited. The use of cannabis makes people unable to
function properly at work, and such people may be absent often.
Cocaine (COC) – Is a drug commonly known as Coke/Snow/Powder/Cola. It is a nervous system stimulant that can be addictive. It
produces a rapid short – duration effect characterized by euphoria and increased energy. It is the world’s most powerful naturally
Morphine (MOR) – Is derived from opium poppy plant. Used as medication is to manage moderately severe to severe pain. It is
commonly given through an IV to patients who have undergone surgery. It also used as an illicit drug with common names M / Morph
/ Miss Emma. It impairs a person’s ability to perform at top mental and physical capacity. It also has pleasant effects, such as
alleviating feelings of fear and anxiety and causing a sense of euphoria. These pleasant effects can make the drug addictive. It is most
commonly injected. Can also be swallowed, smoked, or sniffed.
Phen Cyclidine Phosphate (PCP) – Is a drug commonly known as Angel Dust/Black Dust/Magic Dust/Peace Pill/Hog/Killer Weed
etc. It is a popular drug of abuse, as well as being a legitimate veterinary tranquilizer. It is self- administered either by smoking, nasal
insufflations, intravenous injection or by oral ingestion. Its duration of effect is 2-4 hours, and psychosis may last for weeks.
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