hard drug


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Noun1.hard drug - a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
diacetylmorphine, heroin - a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
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Translations
drogue dure

hard drug

ndroga pesante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Hard drug are illegal but drug abusers are not as harshly prosecuted as they are in prohibitionist countries.
There are "proven links, today, between hard drug trafficking and terrorist networks in the entire sub-region," he added.
At the follow-up interview, all of the older subjects (age 35 to 50 at baseline) reported having used at least one hard drug in their lifetime, and 65% reported having used crack.
When the lady was intercepted, she claimed the bag contained foreign currencies but after intense interrogation, she admitted that the hard drug was sent to her by a childhood friend in Bangkok.
KNIFE crime is at the heart of another curse, that of hard drug addiction.
A survey shows that hard drug use has rocketed by up to 400 per cent in rural areas since 2002.
But meth isn't just a hard drug; it's also an environmental hazard.
Females who have ever had a sexually transmitted disease (STD) have elevated odds of having had a recent main partner whose ethnicity or history of hard drug use is different from their own (2.2-3.1).
Witnessing increasingly severe violence was associated with a gradual increase in the percentage of teens from all three countries who fell above the 75th percentile for cigarette, alcohol, marijuana, and hard drug use.
Ratings were high, awards poured in, and drug counselors reported a drop in hard drug use.
They'll even recite the statistics to you: Smoking kills over 1,000 people a day in this country alone, and is far deadlier, in terms of mortality rates, than any hard drug. And then they'll blow their smoke into your face.
The empirical question was whether adolescents' academic, extracurricular, and after-school work involvements contributed additional information beyond peer affiliation to the prediction of gateway and hard drug use.