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Drugs – Ecstasy

Ecstasy (E, pills, doves, MDMA, MDEA, MDA etc.)   Ecstasy is a powerful stimulant and mood changer that speeds up your body system and alters your perception of the world.   It can make you feel both uplifted and relaxed and feeling very happy, usually with an overwhelming urge to dance. The effects of E vary considerably from one person […]

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Drugs – The Law

Drugs and the law A brief outline     This is a very complex area and this is intended to serve only as a rough guide.   If you do get into trouble, get proper legal advice at the earliest opportunity by contacting your solicitor or Release 0845 4500 215 (11am—1pm and 2pm—4pm Monday to Friday) Email address: ask@release.org.uk   […]

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Drugs – Clubs

Drugs and Clubs A rough guide to your rights     Entering the club: Clubs have the right to search anyone entering their premises, and must provide searchers of both sexes. They can refuse entry to anyone who refuses a search and can only insist on searching outside clothes, pockets or bags.   They must conduct the search in a […]

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Drugs – Miscellaneous

Drugs: Misc Magic mushrooms, 2CB/2-CT-7, DMT, 4MTA     Magic Mushrooms (‘shrooms, mushies, liberty caps)   Magic mushrooms are a powerful, naturally occurring hallucinogenic.   There are about a dozen varieties of hallucinogenic mushrooms found growing in the wild in the UK, the most popular being the ‘Liberty Cap’ (Psilocybe Semilanceata). The harvesting season is between September and November. After picking, mushrooms are […]

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Drugs – Crystal Meth

Crystal Meth (Crystal methamphetamine, Tina, crystal meths, krank, tweak, ice) Crystal meth is an intensive stimulant with disinhibitory qualities   Once very big amongst some of the US gay community but now spreading fast into mainstream culture, meth was originally used by bikers and truckers to stay awake on long journeys.   Crystal is made of highly volatile, toxic substances […]

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Drugs – Cocaine / Crack

Cocaine and Crack (Charlie, C, snow, coke, toot, rocks, stones) Cocaine used to be the drug of choice for rock stars and the rich, but recent price cuts and increased imports have resulted in a massive rise in usage and availability. A gram will cost you around £30-£60 for a paper wrap, the contents of which are usually snorted.   […]

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Drugs – Cannabis

Cannabis (Spliff, marijuana, ganja, weed, hash, skunk, blow, puff, ‘erb etc.)   Cannabis is naturally occurring substance that can act as a relaxant and mild hallucinogenic.   When smoked, the effects are usually felt fairly quickly with people feeling more relaxed, happy and generally laid back.   Strong cannabis can also lead to pointless giggling, loss of inhibitions and an […]

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Drugs – Benzos

Benzodiazepines Benzos, temazies, jellies, eggs, moggies, vallies   Benzies are used to both counter the effect of ‘uppers’ like cocaine, speed and E and “downers” like heroin and booze.   Benzodiazepines are doctor-prescribed drugs for reducing stress and anxiety, promoting calmness, relaxation and sleep and as anti-depressants.     Examples include:   Estazolam (ProSom)   Flurazepam (Dalmane)   Quazepam (Doral) […]

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Drugs – Acid

LSD or acid (Tabs, trips, blotters, microdots)   Acid is a powerful hallucinogenic drug that alters your perception of the outside world.     Acid can turn you into a gibbering, giggling wreck, make the world seem like a magical place, and in one sublime experience, even make Cardiff City’s football ground look like the San Siro stadium.   During […]

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Haemophilia Scotland

  ABOUT US  Haemophilia Scotland is a registered charity (No. SC044298) based in Scotland for people who have haemophilia, von Willebrands and other bleeding disorders. We are an organisation for anyone who has these blood-related conditions so we can talk to each other; and we provides a united representative voice when speaking with the medical profession, with government, with the rest of […]

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