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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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.
The PDEA chief said the bill should be very specific and 'only legalize the use of tablet or capsule preparations' of the medical component of Cannabis sativa, the plant from which a psychoactive drug was usually extracted.
A judge issued a stern warning about taking the psychoactive drug into prisons as he sent the pensioner to jail for six months at Teesside Crown Court.
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.
A Teesside judge sounded a stern warning about taking the psychoactive drug into prison as he sent Elsie Watson away with her reputation in ruins for her baffling first crime.
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.
As for the patients who also have emotion disorder, their conditions should be observed carefully when choosing which psychoactive drug to use.
Kathleen O'Neill tried to pass a package of psychoactive drug Spice to her inmate partner as she visited him at HMP Liverpool.
1) The high tide of psychoactive drug use in young people in the early 2000s generated great public concern.
For all that, a campaign to encourage moderation in the use of a psychoactive drug is bizarre, an illustration of a society that has lost sight of moral absolutes.
In October 2012, officers warned that a psychoactive drug known as Annihilation was being used by youngsters in Glasgow.

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