mind-altering drug

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Noun1.mind-altering drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptionsmind-altering drug - 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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In March, Tracy Henderson, a Holme House nurse, claimed staff had been affected by inhaling the mind-altering drug while she was giving evidence into the death of Stephen Hodgson, 38, who was found hanged in his cell in August 2017.
The UK is still dealing with theSpice drug that turns people into 'zombies'so news of yet another mind-altering drug being available at a cheap price is sure to worry parents and those in authority.
Summary: Adolescents in Lebanon are increasingly seeking the psychedelic properties of a mind-altering drug, Salvia Divinorum, believed to be the most potent naturally occurring hallucinogen.
It was 1964 and the bright young anthropology student had just taken his first hit of the mind-altering drug LSD.
More than 16 million Filipinos who voted for him to be president are relying on him to save millions of Filipinos who have succumbed to 'shabu' and protect millions of others from crimes driven by addiction to the mind-altering drug. And that is more significant than the past, as far as we are concerned.
? ON a programme looking at the effects of a mind-altering drug, it might not have been wise for Jon Snow to wear such a brightly coloured tie.
Miami police have warned of a potent new mind-altering drug called "Cloud Nine," after a snarling homeless man threatened to eat two officers a week after a grisly face-gnawing attack.
While there were many young people who experimented with hallucinogenic drugs in the 1960s, how does one explain full professors enticing young people into mind-altering drug experiments in the name of science--at what was arguably America's most prestigious institution of higher learning?
He had a medical emergency at work in February 2008 related to the mind-altering drug hydrocodone.
Disturbing footage of people experiencing the effects of the mind-altering drug can be found on sites like YouTube and the latest trend appears to have started in America.
In the years when I could have had access to the mind-altering drug, I was studying to be an accountant.
It's a mind-altering drug, and eventually the mind is no longer the same.