psychoactive substance

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Noun1.psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptionspsychoactive substance - 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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A WOMAN has appeared in court accused of taking a psychoactive substance into a prison.
He pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a psychoactive substance with intent to supply, on the day of a proposed trial.
through the main module, the objective is to train about 350 agents over 3 years, to allow them to identify a situation of drunkenness or impregnation to a psychoactive substance and analyze it, to act accordingly (listening, speech, behavior .
It was by far the most prolific new psychoactive substance (NPS) - once known as legal highs - found by guards.
The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 says that for a substance to be a 'psychoactive substance' it has to not only have a psychoactive effect but also that it can't fall into one of the exempted categories that the Act sets out," she said.
According to the ordinance, only cannabis with a negligible content of the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol (less than 0.
Watson admitted possessing a psychoactive substance with intent to supply - a crime carrying a maximum sentence of seven years.
Harm reduction refers to policies and interventions to reduce the harmful consequences of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other psychoactive substance use.
It has been reported that there is a higher prevalence of psychoactive substance abuse among street boys than girls.
A 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the supply of a psychoactive substance and has been bailed pending further enquiries.
In a letter to the Home Office, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) said in its view poppers do not fall within the scope of the current definition of a psychoactive substance in the legislation.