Rohypnol

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Synonyms for Rohypnol

a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault

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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.
It is alleged he supplied the banned chemical GBL, knowing it was to be used to make date-rape drug, GHB.
DRUG-TESTING kits used to detect date-rape drugs in drinks are inaccurate and misleading, according to a new report by Liverpool academics.
Richard Milne, prosecuting, said the drug was a "very potent, rarely prescribed" sedative ( sometimes known as a date-rape drug.
Now the Forensic Science Service has shown that the use of date-rape drugs is not only very rare but is, as I suggested, quite unnecessary.
But, the fear is that it may have been a so-called date-rape drug.
Date-rape drug GHB will be outlawed from midnight tonight, the Government has announced.
7 by a federal judge for conspiring to make or distribute GHB, an illegal substance known as "the date-rape drug.
The so-called date-rape drug Rohypnol is the most commonly used substance in such attacks.
Rohypnol has an inaccurate media-generated stereotype as the date-rape drug, when in fact alcohol, GHB, and generic benzodiazepines are much more commonly used to commit violent sexual assault against helpless women.
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Parents of a one-year-old baby girl have to give her a date-rape drug to ease her from the pain caused by a rare skin disease, which makes her skin as fragile as a butterfly's wing.
A COMPUTER expert who amassed a million dollar fortune by selling a chemical used to make the date-rape drug GHB has been jailed for almost six years.
ASCOT accused of date-rape drug and money-laundering offences in California was locked up yesterday.
A WOMAN is due to be sentenced today for using the date-rape drug Rohypnol to ``knock out'' and rob a bank manager and a film director.