Not Fit for Human Consumption
In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of health emergencies and overdoses related to drugs that are made illegally in laboratories. Synthetic drugs are created in these labs to mimic the effects of other, more commonly known substances, such as marijuana and prescription pain medications. But these unregulated drugs can be even more dangerous than their counterparts. In “Not Fit for Human Consumption” students will learn what synthetic drugs are and why they are dangerous. You can help students stay safe from synthetic drugs by sharing the article and paired worksheet, and teaching the lesson below.
First published 2018