hard drug


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Noun1.hard drug - a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
diacetylmorphine, heroin - a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
Translations
drogue dure

hard drug

ndroga pesante
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Indeed, there was a study by the University of Amsterdam following the relaxing of the drug laws there, which actually showed that as soft drug use went up so did hard drug use.
There are "proven links, today, between hard drug trafficking and terrorist networks in the entire sub-region," he added.
Accordingly, we expected that hard drug use would be much more problematic than marijuana use, but partnerships in which neither partner used illegal drugs would be the most harmonious.
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A survey shows that hard drug use has rocketed by up to 400 per cent in rural areas since 2002.
Females who have ever had a sexually transmitted disease (STD) have elevated odds of having had a recent main partner whose ethnicity or history of hard drug use is different from their own (2.
Ratings were high, awards poured in, and drug counselors reported a drop in hard drug use.
They'll even recite the statistics to you: Smoking kills over 1,000 people a day in this country alone, and is far deadlier, in terms of mortality rates, than any hard drug.
The empirical question was whether adolescents' academic, extracurricular, and after-school work involvements contributed additional information beyond peer affiliation to the prediction of gateway and hard drug use.
But unlike previous hard drug epidemics, like crack, crystal meth has gone largely unnoticed by the media.
And they said they will reject candidates who tried any hard drug as a mature adult.
18,000 new hard drug rehabilitation places to give young hard drug-users a clear choice: intensive, residential rehabilitation or face the penal system.