psychoactive drug


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Noun1.psychoactive drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptionspsychoactive 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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The capsules, which contained the psychoactive drug also known as hippy crack and laughing gas, were found on Stockton neighbourhood police patrols.
RAWALPINDI -- In what is a major bust, mail and customs authorities in Rawalpindi have foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of the synthetic psychoactive drug Ecstasy from the Netherlands worth Rs7 million
In Korea, it was classified as a psychoactive drug in 2011 and it is illegal to use it other than for certain medical purposes.
The restrictions were handed out after police recorded the shocking antics - showing the horrific impact the psychoactive drug can have on users.
The source said that acting on a tip-off, AND agents ambushed the suspect and found cannabis and powder used in manufacturing the psychoactive drug in his possession.
Police who searched his flat in Liverpool found 25,000 ecstasy tablets worth PS250,000 as well as crystal MDMA, cocaine and a psychoactive drug called mexedrone worth PS30,000.
Police teams immediately searched his flat and found 25,595 ecstasy tablets - worth up to PS256,000 - as well as crystal MDMA, cocaine and a quantity of a psychoactive drug called mexedrone worth PS30,000.
Last year an inspection by the HM Inspector of Prisons in Scotland (HMIPS), found that while Shotts was "calm and well-ordered" but there were concerns that a new psychoactive drug (NPS) was damaging "positive and effective" work directed at creating a safe environment in a prison.
Summary: A synthetic psychoactive drug linked to substance abuse in Lebanon and the Middle East, said to be a fund-raising tool and stimulant for Islamist militants, is more dangerous than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday.
IN BRIEF THREE men have appeared in court accused of producing a psychoactive drug.
Earlier this year inmate Joseph Daly smuggled the psychoactive drug Spice into Cardiff prison - and hid mini parcels of it up his backside.

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