Drugs, the law and common illegal drugs

This lesson will explore the different types of commonly used drugs in the UK, their impacts on our health and social life, whilst also looking into the laws surrounding them.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the “age of criminal responsibility” in the UK?

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Q2.All drugs in the UK are illegal

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Q3.What are the different categories of drugs called in the UK?

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Q4.You can face "life in prison' for supplying any illegal drug

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the “age of criminal responsibility” in the UK?

1/4

Q2.All drugs in the UK are illegal

2/4

Q3.What are the different categories of drugs called in the UK?

3/4

Q4.You can face "life in prison' for supplying any illegal drug

4/4

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Drugs, the law and common illegal drugs

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Q1.Match the type of drugs to the correct definition
Raises levels of physiological or nervous activity
Lowers neurotransmission levels
Alter a person's awareness of their surroundings

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Q2.There is the risk of death through taking drugs just once

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Q3.Supply and production of Class B drugs carry a prison sentence of up to...

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Drugs, the law and common illegal drugs

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Match the type of drugs to the correct definition
Raises levels of physiological or nervous activity
Lowers neurotransmission levels
Alter a person's awareness of their surroundings

1/3

Q2.There is the risk of death through taking drugs just once

2/3

Q3.Supply and production of Class B drugs carry a prison sentence of up to...

3/3

Lesson summary: Drugs, the law and common illegal drugs

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