club drug


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Noun1.club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
flunitrazepan, Rohypnol - a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia
gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
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Like western countries, China has also seen a boom of club drug use in the past two decades [7, 8].
Kelly accepted the findings of a Turf Club drug test, which took place on August 13 at Leopardstown.
And last year, there was a 32% increase in the number of people with club drug problems, according to report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Washington, April 3 ( ANI ): Researchers have used Ketamine - an illegal dance club drug - successfully to treat severe depression.
Paul Hayes, NTA chief executive, said: "It is clear that some club drug users are developing serious health problems and even dependency.
In a newly-published report, the NTA said club drug users made up 2% of adults in treatment and 10% of young people in specialist services, but the number needing treatment could continue to rise.
Light use of the club drug Ecstasy may cause subtle memory deficits.

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