street drug

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Noun1.street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
gateway drug - a habit-forming drug that is not addictive but its use may lead to the use of other addictive drugs; "one college athlete recently called beer a gateway drug for young people"
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
depressant, downer, sedative, sedative drug - a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
soft drug - a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
baccy, tobacco - leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
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A STREET drug dealer tried to hide heroin between his buttocks.
NO OFFENCE (C4, 9pm) MORE dark comedy from the crumbling cop shop as a dangerous new street drug has the locals dropping like flies.
But finding the source of a new street drug might get them back in the good books.
Deaths have been linked to the street drug Oxy 80, or fake Oxycodone.
Police had received information that the grey Chevrolet Venture van was approaching people in Standoff to sell the street drug Oxy 80 tablets.
A WOMAN has been arrested following the death of a teenager who is suspected of taking deadly street drug Meow Meow.
I again pose the question: Can we afford to simply continue punishing the victims of "open" street drug dealers without first stamping down on the "Mr Bigs" that every day are making millions to fund terrorism throughout the world?
10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Addiction Recovery Center is pleased to announce a free monthly educational seminar for parents, teens, educators, and professionals seeking education regarding drug and alcohol abuse, new street drug trends, informational resources regarding treatment and counseling, and benefits of drug testing.
The operation, which was reportedly the result of a 10-month investigation into street drug dealers, was carried out with air support and the participation of some 1,000 officers from the ystanbul Police Department.
com)-- Following weeks of assumption that the street drug “bath salts” was to blame for Miami's flesh-eating attack, local and national media outlets are reporting that medical examiners determined that Rudy Eugene did not have any “bath salts” in his system at the time of the attack.
Summary: The General Department of Forensic Evidence and Criminology of Dubai Police has recently unveiled three new technical devices, including one which detects street drug 'spice' in blood and urine.
Dr Louis Fabre of the American Medical Association has found that the synthetic cannabinoid drug, Nabilone, has greater efficacy in treating anxiety than placebo and does not have the serious side effects of the street drug.