psychoactive drug

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Noun1.psychoactive drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptionspsychoactive drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
designer drug - a psychoactive drug deliberately synthesized to avoid anti-drug laws; mimics the effects of a banned drug; law was revised in 1986 to ban designer drugs
dronabinol - psychoactive substance present in marijuana; used therapeutically to control nausea associated with cancer therapy
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
euphoriant - a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
tetrahydrocannabinol, THC - psychoactive substance present in marijuana
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Two citizens have been arrested for possessing and smuggling narcotic and psychotropic substance.
One such example he gave was Spice, a psychotropic substance that was first seen around the world around three years ago.
ISLAMABAD -- Motorway police in two different incidents arrested three people and seized around 10 kilograms of psychotropic substance and a stolen vehicle on Sunday.
Under the agreement, the two countries will cooperate in drug abuse prevention measures, law enforcement, narcotic crop controls, psychotropic substance and precursor chemical controls, treatment and rehabilitation controls, and exchange of information.
The event likewise included an associating exhibition where educational and awareness pamphlets were presented from the Executive Office of National Committee for Narcotics & Psychotropic Substance along with the Directorate of Narcotics Control.
Projects that promote/strengthen collaboration among various sectors and service modes to tackle the increasingly complex psychotropic substance abuse cases, and to facilitate a continuum of services for drug abusers.
More than 21 tons of drugs, psychotropic substance, and precursors have been seized from the illicit trafficking by the law enforcement agents of Kyrgyzstan in 2013, the press service of the State Drug Control Service reported on January 13.
The haul comprised around 5,800 tablets of the prescription drug, which is popular as a pain-reliever, but also abused as a psychotropic substance.
Examples include counselling at the post-treatment stage, occupational therapy, vocational training, provision of job placement opportunities, job counselling; and Projects that provide structured training or platforms for experience sharing among anti-drug workers and related personnel to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge in handling increasingly complex psychotropic substance abuse cases.
The Department of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances, led by the police of southern Batinah, arrested four people in Barka on charges of smuggling and possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking and abusing them," Royal Oman Police (ROP) said.
The Justice Ministry is proposing this change in its draft bill that defines individual narcotics and specifies quantities, along with psychotropic substances, plants and fungi containing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Summary: He was charged with possession and promotion of psychotropic substances and was referred to the public prosecution.