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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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If you decriminalise soft drugs but not hard drugs, all the profits for the drug barons will be in the hard drugs and those drugs will therefore be pushed to an even greater extent.
People who use soft drugs while abroad should be aware that most countries are more severe in their punishment of drug offences than our own, and some such as Singapore even carry the death penalty as an ultimate deterrent for those tempted to bring drugs into the country.
E-Njoint CEO Menno Contant said that Holland was well known in the world for its tolerant and liberal attitude toward soft drugs and the introduction of this new product clearly made a statement.
The law, which reverses 40 years of liberal drugs policy in the Netherlands, is targeted at the many foreigners who have come to see the country as a soft drugs paradise and to tackle a rise in crime related to the drug trade.
2000: Seven Tory MPs admitted to taking drugs at some time in their lives and said Ann Widdecombe's policy on soft drugs was too hard.
PAPHOS is facing a serious threat from drug rings, which are flooding the streets with hard and soft drugs, police warned yesterday.
Soft drugs like cannabis are losing favour with drugs dealers because the packages' bulk make it harder to smuggle packages past customs.
Bob Owens, a former police chief in Oxnard, California, regards soft drugs such as marijuana "as too unimportant to use manpower" on.
It has been a matter of great distress and despair for the family seeing this young man from about four years ago taking not just soft drugs, but heroin.
He is said to have started out on soft drugs then progressed to the harder stuff.
He himself was a flagrant homosexual, who strongly promoted "gay" rights, laxer rules on euthanasia, legalized marketing of soft drugs, and so-called "women's rights.
But he said there needed to be a ``rational debate'' on soft drugs.