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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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The NTA warned that the use of club drugs can lead to significant health problems and addictions.
Overall drug use has declined over the past six years, but the number of people needing treatment for club drugs has risen, the National Treatment Agency (NTA) for Substance Misuse said.
Club drug use among youths in treatment for substance abuse.
As noted, this article presents findings for the club drug sample in each site only.
Given the strong association between club drug use and risky sex, use of club drugs further elevates the men's risk of acquiring HIV (28, 29).
For students who reported lifetime use of at least one club drug, the perceived risk of using cocaine and Ecstasy regularly was significantly lower (75% and 58%, respectively).
Studies indicate that club drugs are consumed by about 95 percent of party attendees (Mansergh, 2001).
The one thing I want to emphasize-and this gets left off in the public health campaigns--is that it's a wrong approach to demonize club drugs.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has increased funding to study the effects of club drugs and initiated partnerships with several national organizations to launch a multimedia campaign to educate teens and parents about the dangers of club drugs.
The crystal form of methamphetamine is gaining popularity as a club drug among young adults, and is used by some college students as a stimulant to help them stay alert through studies.
His solicitor told Kirklees magistrates that the 22-year-old's friend had put illegal club drug GHB into his drinks.
But US politicians have asserted they are worried that the inhalers will be used as a club drug that young people might take to allow them to drink until they drop.

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