nonaddictive


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nonaddictive

(ˌnɒnəˈdɪktɪv)
adj
not of, relating to, or causing addiction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonaddictive - not causing or characterized by addiction; "for years tobacco companies have contended that tobacco is nonaddictive"
addictive, habit-forming - causing or characterized by addiction; "addictive drugs"; "addictive behavior"
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Trump also envisions a $100 million public-private partnership between the National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical industry to develop treatments for addiction, overdose reversal, and nonaddictive painkillers.
In what it called a "disturbing trend," the commission cited federal health care reimbursement policies that incentivize the prescribing of opioids and limit access to nonaddictive treatments for pain as well as addiction treatment and medication-assisted treatment.
Caption: Edward Bilsky, PhD, and Kayla Lindros, of the University of New England, work in a lab creating drug solutions for nonaddictive opiate-based painkillers in August 2015.
states; some other states allow cannabis for medicinal purposes only) as a safe, fast-acting, and nonaddictive alternative to opioid pain pills.
If the researchers led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin can demonstrate that the drug is safe, effective and nonaddictive in humans - a process that typically takes years - the discovery could be instrumental in addressing one of today's biggest public health challenges: the opioid abuse epidemic.
LONDON'S blue chip index fell 1% yesterday after tobacco stocks were smoked by news that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may force companies to cut nicotine in cigarettes down to nonaddictive levels.
In addition, laws prohibiting the use and possession of nonaddictive drugs, like marijuana, have roots in retribution; such laws are aimed, in part, at preventing people from damaging the moral fabric of society.
Oxycodone was billed as nonaddictive, but this does not seem to be true (Van Zee 2009).
The fast-acting, natural nasal spray is nonaddictive, nonmedicated, non-drying and gentle enough for infants but effective for adults.
Marijuana is internationally often viewed as a nonaddictive drug.
Kentucky officials alleged the company of marketing the prescription opioid analgesic as nonaddictive as it was a drug that, when swallowed, slowly released the medicine over 12 hours.
Previous researchers have argued that stage-based interventions are ineffective for promotion of nonaddictive health (i.