designer drug


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Words related to designer drug

a psychoactive drug deliberately synthesized to avoid anti-drug laws

References in periodicals archive ?
The drug is one of the Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) that continue to emerge on to the designer drug market.
Every drug has its own little story," says Michael Baumann, who heads the Designer Drug Research Unit, a small team within the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Baltimore.
Schwartz has been involved in the public health investigation of two Spice outbreaks and numerous cases of toxicity associated with Spice use since the designer drug epidemic began in 2009-2010.
He said it could be a newly-formulated designer drug that some basement chemist has come up with.
Bath salts," a new form of designer drug, are synthetic cathinones packaged as hygiene products, insect repellent, or plant food.
NYSE: A) today announced it is collaborating with Florida International University's department of chemistry and biochemistry and its International Forensics Research Institute to further advance the identification and characterization of so-called designer drugs.
The drug Bath Salts featured in this story is one of the new designer drugs that had been sold from retail establishments in the past couple of years.
Fatal toxic leukoencephalopathy secondary to overdose of a new psychoactive designer drug 2C-E ("Europa").
A THEOLOGY student who wanted to become a priest collapsed and died after taking a designer drug called Bath Salts during a bizarre sex session.
Millar was given a two-year ban in 2004 for after admitting taking the blood-boosting agent EPO, while Chambers tested positive for the designer drug THG a year earlier.
6) Before adding any type of designer drug charge to a charge sheet, trial counsel should be familiar with the chemical composition of the alleged designer drug and its effects.
Schuchs-Gopaul, a judge advocate with the Air Force Judge Advocate General Action Group, recently explained that the guidance specifically named the designer drug salvia divinorum, known as spice, inhalants, household chemicals, solvents and prescription drugs.
Tenant Stuart Gyger turned the kitchen of the groundfloor property into a lab to manufacture the deeply addictive designer drug that had never previously been found in the North East.
Cheshire West and Chester Trading Standards officers and police raided city centre store Dr Hermans yesterday and removed a large quantity of the designer drug The raid at the Eastgate Row shop was one of four in Chester.
Chambers, who twice failed to break through into gridiron during his two-year ban for taking a banned designer drug, experienced his first taste of rugby league in a specially-arranged reserve-grade friendly against York eight days ago.