solvent abuse


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solvent abuse

n
(Medicine) the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene. See also glue-sniffing
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solvent abuse

nabuso di colle e solventi (a scopo stupefacente)
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The BCF's compliance campaign started nearly a year ago, with the aim of stamping out solvent abuse in the vehicle refinish sector.
The vandalism comes just a few weeks after problems with bottles being smashed in the woods and evidence of solvent abuse being found.
Huff is the wrenching, yet darkly comic, tale of Wind and his brothers, caught in a torrent of solvent abuse and struggling to cope with the death of their mother.
The home's owners said there were no signs Thomas was a solvent abuse risk.
At Christmas Ian Smith was promoted so he could help young people with drug or solvent abuse, but he still nds time to keep in touch with his service users.
ACHARITY which supports people affected by drug, alcohol and solvent abuse in Northumberland has secured a funding boost of almost PS500,000 to help continue and improve its vital work.
Northumberland County Council Public Protection Service is advising retailers and parents to become more aware of the dangers of solvent abuse.
Almost 40,000 street children involved in solvent abuse in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) says.
Healing through "horse therapy" is a way in which a First Nation in southern Alberta is looking to help youth linked with solvent abuse.
PARENTS on Anglesey have been sent an information pack on binge drinking, drug taking and solvent abuse.
After years of gambling, heavy drinking and solvent abuse, at the age of 18 a friend introduced him to Christianity.
Police first thought she had died of solvent abuse although that was ruled out by a post-mortem, and her death certificate later said she had died of "probable acute alcohol intoxication".