Methamphetamine, also known in street terms as “crank,” “speed," “meth,” and “wire,” has been a serious problem throughout Napa County for several decades.
Cocaine is classified as a stimulant. It is derived from the coca leaf which grows in South America and is known for its medicinal value.
Marijuana refers to the leaves and flowering buds of the hemp plant. Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in Napa County.
Heroin / Opiates
Opium is the milky latex fluid contained in the unripened seed pod of the poppy plant. Opium and its derivative drugs are classified as depressants.
Hallucinogens are both natural and man made and effect the senses creating images in which people hear and see thing created in their minds.
Inhalant abuse is the sniffing volatile solvents, which can cause severe damage to the brain and nervous system.
Ecstasy / MDMA
MDMA also known by the street name of “ecstasy” is a synthetic drug with both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.
Date Rape Drugs
Date rape drugs are used to assist a sexual assault.
Steroids can be legally prescribed to treat those with low testosterone levels and to treat body wasting in patients with AIDS and other diseases.