hard drug


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a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction

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He added: "It is particularly worrying that a boy of such tender years should be able to get hold of a hard drug like this.
It is disheartening that Nigeria is already battling with the effect of hard drug in the society and its accompanying vices.
s study, expressed the free-market libertarians'' preferred view, (b) the strict prohibition for both soft and hard drugs policy, which expressed the cultural conservatives'' preferred view, (c) the regulation policy for both soft and hard drugs, which expressed the preferred views of the progressive advocates of legalization, (d) the regulation policy for soft drugs and strict prohibition of hard drugs, which can be considered to correspond to the progressive prohibitionists' preferred view, and (e) two additional combinations that were likely to reflect intermediate views.
If you decriminalise soft drugs but not hard drugs, all the profits for the drug barons will be in the hard drugs and those drugs will therefore be pushed to an even greater extent.
Fassi Fihri also pointed out that Morocco is "extremely concerned" about the flow of hard drugs and cocaine which come, mainly, from South America and arrive via air, sub-marine or boats to West Africa before reaching Europe.
Although scholarly efforts such as those of de Haas (2005) Bolz (1995: 147-158) Kanics (1998), and Ogwu (2007), have provided some insights into the workings of the human trafficking networks, none of them explicitly compared the involvement of women as victims of human trafficking as well as their roles as couriers in trans-national hard drugs business.
At the follow-up interview, all of the older subjects (age 35 to 50 at baseline) reported having used at least one hard drug in their lifetime, and 65% reported having used crack.
Indeed this humane cure with no side-effects or cold turkey has now cured over 20,000 hard drug addicts.
DRUGS barons are flooding the streets with hard drugs cocaine and heroin because they're easier to get into the country, say Garda sources.
Moderate and severe victimization was significantly associated with hard drug use in all three countries.
Ratings were high, awards poured in, and drug counselors reported a drop in hard drug use.
They'll even recite the statistics to you: Smoking kills over 1,000 people a day in this country alone, and is far deadlier, in terms of mortality rates, than any hard drug.
The empirical question was whether adolescents' academic, extracurricular, and after-school work involvements contributed additional information beyond peer affiliation to the prediction of gateway and hard drug use.