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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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Findings from this study and others suggest that alcohol may become a gateway drug for subsequent use of cigarettes, such as current and heavy smoking.
Using a traditional group-difference approach, the relationship of family structure to adolescent gateway drug use, affiliation with drug-using peers, and perception of peer attitudes toward drug use was investigated.
gov/pubmed/22712674) definitively defined as a gateway drug.
The first one I tried was the Salt and Camembert biscuit, the brand's best-selling variant, and your gateway drug to the Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory addiction.
The story we print today about the 15-yearold boy who used porn as a gateway drug before becoming addicted to Viagra is not just a revelation - it's also a wake-up call to what's happening to young people.
It didn't have the vicious addictiveness of cocaine or heroin and it wasn't a gateway drug to harder drugs.
It's a bad thing for the music business because HMV was more or less the gateway drug to the idea of going into a record shop as a regular thing," he said.
Here's hoping the question passes, despite opponents who remain intent on treating this benign, helpful substance like a dangerous and evil gateway drug.
We respect Mr Branson but do not think he has thought this through and does not see what we see - the damage cannabis does to people's mental and physical health and cannabis is a gateway drug to harder ones.
Because cannabis farms are organised criminality and there is strong evidence that cannabis is a gateway drug to harder drugs.
YYT have spent the last twenty years releasing one flawless album after the next, but this, the record that propelled the group into superstardom at home, is the best gateway drug into their catalog.
The state should be ashamed of itself for setting up a process so that this gateway drug is allowed to proliferate, and have it so poorly regulated.

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