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drug abuse

n.
Inappropriate, illegal, or excessive use of a drug.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drug abuse - excessive use of drugsdrug abuse - excessive use of drugs    
misuse, abuse - improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
alcohol abuse, alcoholic abuse, alcoholism abuse - excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks
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'Some people now take medical drugs to also get high, blending medical and illicit drug abuse together,' he said.
The meeting focused on the issues relating to the current state of drug abuse in Tajikistan and measures aimed at its prevention, the situation with HIV/AIDS and the state of vulnerability of the population with preventive measures.Information was also heard on the implementation of the decisions of the Protocol of the meeting of the Coordinating Council for the Prevention of Drug Abuse dated 12th February 2019.
"When it comes to preventing drug abuse, we can only make great strides if we all work together," says Rev.
Addressing as a chief guest at a seminar on "Drug Abuse: A growing problem for Society" organized by Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Sindh at a local hotel, the Governor said that people involved in drug business were very organized, according to a statement.
Smuggling is responsible in large part for the proliferation of alcoholic drinks and high levels of alcohol and drug abuse.
The march, organised by a Lyari-based NGO, Save the Life Organisation (STLO), aimed at creating awareness about the hazards of drug abuse and illicit trafficking among masses.
The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking is being observed across the world today.
In his message on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking, the President said the government of Pakistan was responsible to check the smuggling and use of illicit drugs and stressed the role of communities such as family, school, society and religious institutions to help its spread.
The Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention operates within the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at CU Anschutz Medical Campus.
DRUG ABUSE"We have complained about rampant drug abuse among the youth to the authorities.
The home minster termed the existing "Narcotics Control Act" as time-befitting and said, "We will combat drug abuse as it was possible to curb the militant forces and terrorism.

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