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Hallucinogen

WHAT ARE HALLUCINOGENS? 

Hallucinogens are found in plants and fungi or are synthetically produced and are among the oldest known group of drugs used for their ability to alter human perception and mood. 

WHAT IS THEIR ORIGIN? 

Hallucinogens can be synthetically produced in illicit laboratories or are found in plants. 

June 5, 2020

Hallucinogens - Drug Fact Sheet

DEA's revised and updated drug fact sheet about the class of drugs known as hallucinogens - what are they, what their origin is, what are the common street names for these drugs, what do they look like, how they are abused, what their effect is on the mind and bodies of users including signs of overdose, and their legal status. 

May 1, 2017

Drug Slang Code Words

This Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Intelligence Report contains information from a variety of law enforcement and open sources. It is designed as a ready reference for law enforcement personnel who are confronted by many of the hundreds of slang terms used to identify a wide variety of controlled substances, designer drugs, and synthetic compounds. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information presented. However, due to the dynamics of the ever-changing drug scene, subsequent additions, deletions, and corrections are inevitable. Further addendums to this report will attempt to capture changed terminology, to the extent possible. This compendium of drug slang terms has been alphabetically ordered, and identifies drugs and drug categories in English and foreign language derivations.

Psilocybin

Psilocybin

Hallucinogenic chemical obtained from certain types of fresh and dried mushrooms. Has slender stems topped by caps with dark gills on the underside.

Drug Type: Hallucinogen
 
Peyote and Mescaline

Peyote And Mescaline

Small spineless cactus with active ingredient mescaline, a hallucinogen. Has disc-shaped “buttons” that are cut off and used.

Drug Type: Hallucinogen
 
LSD

LSD

Very strong hallucinogen sold on streets that is odorless and colorless with high potential for abuse.

Drug Type: Hallucinogen
 
Ketamine

Ketamine

General, short-acting anesthetic with hallucinogenic effects. Sometimes used to facilitate sexual assault crimes.

Drug Type: Hallucinogen
 
Ecstasy

Ecstasy Or MDMA (also Known As Molly)

Known as a party drug, ecstasy comes in pill or powder form; pill has a variety of logos and colors.

Drug Type: Hallucinogen
 
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