recreational drug

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a narcotic drug that is used only occasionally and is claimed to be nonaddictive

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I am now 45 years old and recreational drugs have been a normal part of my life ever since I was a teenager.
Andy Professor Andy Parrottwill now be part of an expert panel discussing recreational drugs and their physical, social, and mental impact as part of this year's Cheltenham Science Festival, which takes place next month.
Half of those with mental illness also used other illicit drugs, while the rate of recreational drug use in the general population is 12 percent.
To set the stage, Martel examines how, through the print media and the scientific community, recreational drug use became framed as a social problem and a subject of political debate.
While recreational drug abuse is an old problem on college campuses, modern students appear to take stimulants obtained illicitly to help them stay awake, study, and lose weight, the researchers report in the Mav Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
A recently published study on recreational drug use during pregnancy and the possible link to fetal gastroschisis highlights an increasingly important area of research: hair testing as a biomarker for pregnancy exposure to recreational drugs or drugs of abuse.
In 10 of the 22 cases of babies with gastroschisis, there was evidence on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that the mother had taken a recreational drug in the periconceptional period and in the first trimester.
The work ranges across subjects including the intertwined histories of the libertarian movement and the recreational drug economy, the linked ideas of the frontier and the border, and militarism and utopianism--all presented (nominally at least) in the context of Christiania's shifting fortunes.
The 37-year-old tested positive last month after taking ecstasy as a recreational drug.
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Rather, we recognize that recreational drug use is a permanent part of our society, and that there will always be people who use drugs, despite prohibition.
GHB is a powerful sedative while ketamine is veterinary anaesthetic that is gaining favour as a recreational drug.
A drug that has been abused as a recreational drug has received Food and Drug Administration approval to treat cataplectic attacks in people with narcolepsy, with restrictions aimed at preventing abuse.
Drugs could precipitate a syncopal attack, and a detailed medication history including recreational drug use is essential.
Since Duesberg's "drug-AIDS hypothesis" pins much of the blame on recreational drugs, it is plausible that a massive decline in recreational drug use might have overcome the exponential growth in use of allegedly murderous antiretrovirals, but the opposite appears to have happened.
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