Drugs and the Brain



Drugs (both legal and illegal) can have an immense impact on our brains. Follow the link below and complete the chart (provided) to learn how different drugs affect the brain.

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More in depth analysis of the drug situation relating to Colombia may be found in these reports:




The social effects of drugs have been widely discussed. Here is a sample of some of the available information:

US Dept of Justice- Impact of drugs on society

Drug addiction and society

Wider drug war threatens Colombian indians

Mexico can win drug war Colombia┬┤s way

However, some assessments of the drug situation are not positive:

Why the war on drugs may never be won

These are only meant as examples of the information available... you must make the effort to research more on the subject.