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Nitrous Oxide What is Nitrous Oxide What are some of the illegal uses and effects of nitrous oxide What are some legal uses users and suppliers of nitrous oxide In the following paragraphs I will answer the previous questions and give you exact details on the topics What is Nitrous Oxide Nitrous oxide is an oxidizing liquefied gas also known as N2O Some of its characteristics are clear odor less and slightly sweet tasting gas The Department of Transportation considers it a non-flammable gas but at 650 degrees Celsius 1202 degrees fairenhight it is combustible Another common name for it is laughing gas An uncommon name for it is Dinitrogen Monoxide An English Chemist named Joseph Priestly in 1772 discovered Nitrous Oxide Humphry Davy later named it Nitrous Oxide and showed its psychological effect What are some of the Illegal uses and effects of Nitrous Oxide When its usually sold or bought illegally its called Laughing Gas Its illegally used by inhaling from a balloon most commonly The effects of inhaling are slurred speech difficulty keeping balance uncontrolled laughter slow response to questions immune to speech loud noise and pain The final effect if taken in heavy doses is lapses into unconsciousness If you take it in this high of a dose you can fall into a coma and then eventually lead to death It can also cause respiratory response It is used in raves to get high Nitrous Oxide is also a hallucinogen Nitrous Oxide has as many if not more uses legally then it does illegally It also has more users and suppliers for the legal users Dentists doctors and clinics use it the most They use about 89 to 90 of the legal supply It is used as a food processing propellant about 5 to 8 of the time The last biggest use is in cars for cheap and quick horsepower It is used about 3 to 5 of the time
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