Ecstasy use has become popular among urban gay males who commonly use the drug as part of a multiple-drug experience that includes marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, ketamine, sildenafil (Viagra), and other legal and illegal substances.
Hashish users will have traces of the drug in their bodies which can sometimes be detected for weeks after they have stopped using the drug.
In an attempt to reduce the occurrence of doctor shopping, pharmacy robberies, thefts, shoplifting incidents, health care fraud incidents and prescription fraud, the federal government has established prescription monitoring programs in 21 states to try and stop this.
Experimental marijuana users typically try marijuana for the first time during adolescence.
Anabolic steroids act in a part of the brain called the limbic system, which influences mood and is also involved in learning and memory.