Unit 1 IP Drug Terminologies from Medicine, Law, and the Street

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You are a member of the training division for a major metropolitan police department. The chief of police and her staff have developed an undercover program in which they wish to use new cadets right out of the police academy graduating class as undercover officers in the narcotics unit. You and your training staff have each been requested to select a type of drug of abuse.

Research and present the following issues pertaining to the drug that you selected:

  • Describe the medical, clinical, or scientific name for the drug that you selected and identify the drug enforcement administration (DEA) schedule that it falls into and why.
  • Explain what the legal classification of this drug is, and what physical forms it is likely to have on the street (powder, liquid, plant material, etc.)
  • Articulate the origin of this drug in terms of coming from a botanical or a synthetic.
  • Identify how this drug is ingested when it is used illicitly, and the street names that the drug is known by.
  • Detail the physical impact that the drug has on the user, both immediate and long-term, in terms of drug reaction and health.

It is critical that, when you make a statement of fact in your presentation, you cite the reference that you used to obtain the information from. Do this in the text of the paper, and then include the reference in your References page. As always, your paper will be submitted in the current edition of APA format. No abstract is required because this is a short position paper, but a title page, reference page, and appropriate running header with page numbers are necessary.

Please submit 3-5 page assignment.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

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Kishnewt2017
School: Purdue University

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Running head: DRUG TERMINOLOGIES
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IP Drug Terminologies from Medicine, Law, and the Street
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DRUG TERMINOLOGIES

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IP Drug Terminologies from Medicine, Law, and the Street
There are several abused drugs across the world. However, this paper investigates on the
Cocaine as one of the commonly abused drugs. Cocaine is an overly addictive stimulant drug
extracted from a South American native coca plant leaves. The botanical or medical name for
cocaine is benzoyl-methyl-ecgonine. Despite the fact that the drug has medicinal value and
application especially in anesthesia in surgeries, the drug remains an illegal drug. According to
the drug enforcement administration (DEA), both the drugs and substances as well as the
particular chemicals that are used to make drugs are categorized into five schedules depending
on the drug’s level of abuse, medical use or its dependency potential (Prioleau et al., 2015).
Cocaine is classified under schedule two drugs. Schedule two drugs, chemicals or substances are
such drugs which have high abuse potential and whose use leads to acute physical or
psychological dependence. Therefore, schedule two drugs are considered dangerous to hu...

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