Regulation of cannabis in Québec
Further the federal government’s decision to legalize cannabis and to the bill tabled on April 13, 2017, the Government of Québec has tabled a bill in the fall of 2017. For more information go to encadrementcannabis.gouv.qc.ca/en/ .
Amphetamines are synthetic drugs that consist of chemical molecules produced in clandestine labs.
Whatever the shape, colour or origin of amphetamines sold on the street, it is impossible to know their exact composition. A dose of amphetamines may contain:
The name often varies with the appearance of the drug.
Names often vary according to what the pill looks like and what is engraved on it.
||Amphetamines are often cut with other products or drugs, which can make them more dangerous.|
Amphetamines may cause the following:
Once the effects wear off, the person may:
Amphetamines may have the following consequences on a person’s health:
Long-term use of amphetamines may lead to a psychological dependency, which means that the person needs to take the drug more often in order to feel better about himself or herself, relax, calm down, feel stimulated or have the courage to face problems. Repeated consumption or higher doses of amphetamines can also lead to seizures (stiff body with jerky and involuntary muscle spasms) and even death.
To learn more, read the Addiction section of Problems Associated with Alcohol Consumption and Drug Use.
Last update: July 21, 2017 10:01 AM
The information on this website by no means replaces the advice of a health professional. If you have questions regarding your health, contact Info-Santé 811 or see a health professional.