chapter  3
The Drugs
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The range of illicit drugs is wide, and new drugs, usually created by adding synthetic substances to an existing drug, periodically increase availability and provide another name and a new experience to add to the list. The principal illicit drugs that feature in the "war on drugs" are listed below-beginning with soft drugs, and moving on to hard drugs-with brief details of their alternate names, prices, availability, and effects.