The early recognition of a drug consumption is of imnportance for drug prevention. Physical or physiological characteristics can be determined with drug consumers. However, these characteristics are nonspecific.
- Pupil dilation with cannabis or LSD consumption,
- pupil contraction with opiate consumption (more),
- Decrease in weight with opiate or cocaine consumption, as well as with a HIV infection caused by "needle sharing",
- Bad tooth status due to hygiene lacking,
Parting places or scar courses
- relatively safe distinguishing feature for intravenous opiate consumption-and/or heroin consumption, preferentially in the elbows and at the lower arms of intravenous opiate- addicted.
Certain utilities can be an indication for drug consumption, e.g.:
- Chillum (ceramic whistle), water whistle or Bong for smoking hashish
- tobacco-similar, frequently still green parts of leaves (marijuana) or sweet smelling pieces of resin (hashish),
- acetic acid and scooted spoon,
- Cellophane or stannous-coverings with white or brown adhering (heroin), folded for boiling up morphine,
- Injection syringes and rubber hose for tying the arm with opiate consumption.
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