recreational drug

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Noun1.recreational drug - a narcotic drug that is used only occasionally and is claimed to be nonaddictive
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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As a result, some health experts are concerned that gay men will turn to Viagra as a new recreational drug.
IN A MOMENT COLORED IN EQUAL parts loneliness, horniness, and Special K (also known as ketamine, an animal tranquilizer gaining popularity as a recreational drug), he had unsafe sex with someone he, had just met.
While each author has his own spin on gay culture, they collectively argue for a mass movement away from promiscuous sex, widespread recreational drug use, and emphasis on the physical.
Like Alain, Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati, right, was collared for taking a recreational drug.
The investigators suggest that the results could be explained, in part, by people having extra recreational time during the summer, as well as the growing popularity of outdoor activities, such as music festivals, at which recreational drug use is common.
THE family of a Loughborough University student who died after taking a recreational drug believe it was a 'tragic accident.'.
Current procedures treat recreational drug alerts as a welfare rather than a disciplinary issue and allow only three individuals - the ECB's chief medical officer, chief executive Tom Harrison and Ashley Giles, managing director of men's cricket - to be made aware of the results.
ENGLAND'S World Cup preparations have been hit by fresh turmoil over Alex Hales, who is currently serving a 21-day suspension for recreational drug use.
During an inspection at the Farglory imported cargo speedy delivery zone on July 20, police and customs officers opened a box labeled "vests" and found packets of a white powder that was later identified as a recently banned recreational drug commonly known as bath salts, an official at the Aviation Police Bureau said Sunday.
No arrests were made and Musselburgh manager Bill Farnsworth believes that a long-term partnership with the police is paying dividends in the course's attempts to underline its low tolerance for recreational drug taking.

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