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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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And leave us otherwise law abiding citizens to make safe and informed choices about the recreational drugs we choose to take.
Through his in-depth discussion of the various actors involved in the debates over recreational drug policy in Canada, Martel illustrates the complexities of public policy debates and the power relations involved in such political negotiations.
Although the study is small and therefore cannot establish an association, it marks the first time that "objective measurements of maternal intake of recreational drug compounds at these critical periods of development for the fetus have been carried out," as the researchers noted.
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and Europe is caused entirely by recreational drugs and antiretroviral medications, especially AZT.
She argues that recreational drug use became entrenched in deviant groups unwilling to make any investment in the larger society and unmotivated by any morally energizing social vision.
But it will only be prescribed for medical conditions and not as a recreational drug.
LSD became a popular recreational drug in the counterculture years of the 1960s
According to reports, Odom stayed in rehab for 3 weeks and remained clean for last season with the Los Angeles Clippers, but later returned to hardcore recreational drug use.
html) A joint statement by the ECB and Surrey said : "While the ECB accepts that recreational drug use is a part of modern society, we do not condone it and will take all reasonable steps to prevent its use within the game.

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