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
Translations
drogue dure

hard drug

ndroga pesante
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A YOUNG mother at the centre of a hepatitis alert involving 700 schoolboys died from heart problems after years of hard drug abuse, an inquest heard yesterday.
The lad, who became hooked at 10, is one of the youngest hard drug users ever dealt with by Britain's social workers.
Siasia in a statement by his media office, noted that the song is laced with lyrics that not only encouraged the intake of hard drug but shamelessly misinform the listeners on how to mix illicit substances.
Hard drug are illegal but drug abusers are not as harshly prosecuted as they are in prohibitionist countries.
Indeed, there was a study by the University of Amsterdam following the relaxing of the drug laws there, which actually showed that as soft drug use went up so did hard drug use.
There are "proven links, today, between hard drug trafficking and terrorist networks in the entire sub-region," he added.
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.
Accordingly, we expected that hard drug use would be much more problematic than marijuana use, but partnerships in which neither partner used illegal drugs would be the most harmonious.
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.
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.
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.