date rape

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rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)

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Leisure group Luminar, which also owns the SkyDome in Coventry, has stumped up cash to produce the swizzle sticks, which change the colour of the drink if it has been spiked with date-rape drugs Rohypnol or gamma hydroxybutric acid, known as GHB.
Date-rape is considered to be the most underreported crime on college campuses against both men and women.
When they came round two days later the businessman - in his 40s - consulted a doctor, who told him they were showing signs of having been given the date-rape drug Dormicum.
After arresting Hawkins, police seized his mobile phone to trace his accomplice Matthew Porch - but the pair denied the substance was designed as a date-rape drug, claiming it was for personal use.
The 63-year-old star has spoken previously of being a victim of date-rape.
It is alleged he supplied the banned chemical GBL, knowing it was to be used to make date-rape drug, GHB.
The findings, to be published in the journal Addiction later this year, show that drink-spiking kits designed to test for date-rape drugs often gave wrong results.
While GHB has been called the date-rape drug because it can incapacitate people and thus make them vulnerable to sexual assault, it has also often been used by weightlifters to build muscle mass.
But officials warn that there are as many as 36 different street drugs that are commonly used in date-rape attacks, Ear more than current police field tests can detect.
The use of date-rape drugs was reported to be one of the fastest-growing crime against women in Britain, with more than 1,500 cases reported in the past 12 months - double the number of cases in the previous year.
These and other recent data emphatically do not support the role of flunitrazepam as one of "the most frequently used date-rape drug[s] .
And the date-rape stuff, I mean, I've been raped, so I find her very offensive.
For the record, REASON was the first to call attention to the campus date-rape hysteria, in July 1990.
The study failed to find any trace of date-rape drugs - but noted delays in taking samples might mean these drugs could no longer be detected.
ASCOT accused of date-rape drug and money-laundering offences in California was locked up yesterday.