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psy·cho·ac·tive

 (sī′kō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Affecting the mind or mental processes. Used of a drug.

psychoactive

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
(Psychology) capable of affecting mental activity: a psychoactive drug.

psy•cho•ac•tive

(ˌsaɪ koʊˈæk tɪv)

adj.
of or pertaining to a substance that has a significant effect on mood or mental state.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychoactive - affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes; "psychoactive drugs"
nonpsychoactive - not affecting the mind or mental processes; "a nonpsychoactive pain reliever"
Translations

psychoactive

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv] ADJ psychoactive drugdroga f psicoactiva

psychoactive

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv] adj [drug] → psychoactif/ive

psy·cho·ac·tive

a. psicoactivo-a, que afecta la condición mental.

psychoactive

adj psicoactivo
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New laws take effect today banning psychoactive substances with proclamation of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Psychoactive Substances) Act 2015.
The MEP is part of a European Parliament delegation visiting the country over concerns about the manufacture of the psychoactive substances.
The call came in a report by the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee on the forthcoming Psychoactive Substances Bill.
Labour MEP Jude Kirton-Darling had written to the European Commission to call for legal highs, known officially as novel psychoactive substances (NPS), to be outlawed across the EU.
The new psychoactive substance has been linked with two deaths in Germany and four in Sweden in the past 10 months, along with 16 "nonfatal intoxications".
With a sudden increase in the use of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) or legal highs, some UK agencies have struggled to mount a coherent response to them.
It is the first such court order against a shop selling New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) - more commonly known as legal highs.
Winston Roddick QC, North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, is urging the Home Office to extend its existing tests on such drugs, also known as club drugs or new psychoactive substances (NPS).
legal highs Writing for the Sunday People, Mr Baker says: "We are looking to introduce a blanket ban on the marketing, sale and distribution of all psychoactive substances.
That's right, in a well-ordered, adult life free of psychoactive substances.
In the research, four different types of archaeological documents were examined: the macrofossil remains of the leaves, fruits or seeds of psychoactive plants; residues suggestive of alcoholic beverages; psychoactive alkaloids found in archaeological artifacts and skeletal remains from prehistoric times; and artistic depictions of mood-altering plant species and drinking scenes.
The Internet age has ushered in a dizzying array of new psychoactive substances.