Cocaine and amphetamines are psychic stimulants that alter behavior by prolonging the actions of neurotransmitter. Cocaine is a natural botanical alkaloid. It is obtained from the coca plant and its mechanism of action is to prolong the effect of dopamine, the “good-feeling” compound. Cocaine is obtained from the leaves of Erythoxylon cocca, and Erythroxylon novogranatense.  These trees are native to the north central Andes while the coca plants…
 MDMA (3,4-methylene dioxy-N-methy amphetamine) is a street drug in the amphetamine class of drugs. MDMA, also known as ecstasy, E, X, or XTC, usually referrs to its pill form, which includes possible adulterants. MDMA crystaline powder is known as Molly and is reputed to be a purer form.   MDMA induces a sense of euphoria and diminished anxiety. Clinical trials involving the therapeutic potential of MDMA for post-traumatic stress disorder…
Alcohol is a drug. No question about it.   A condoned drug that has ruined the lives of many users and destroyed countless families in the process.     Those who are in control of their drinking may scoff at that suggestion but those who know the evil of alcohol will attest to both its potential for addiction and power of destruction.  Between the lives it destroys and the diseases…