recreational drug


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

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The FDA issued the warning after being advised by the Dangerous Drugs Board on Canada's move on tighter controls on the recreational drug.
METHOXETAMINE (MXE) is a new recreational drug, structural analog of ketamine with potent hallucinogenic properties; and PHENAZEPAM it is a benzodiazepine with anxiolytic, euphoric, anti-convulsant, amnestic, muscle relaxant, and hypnotic (sleep-inducing) effects.
The University College Birmingham student, from Bordesley Green, said teenagers should be taught about the potential effects of taking recreational drugs - and what to do if things go wrong.
I am now 45 years old and recreational drugs have been a normal part of my life ever since I was a teenager.
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.
The England and Wales cricket board have reacted to evidence that Surrey cricketer Tom Maynard regularly took drugs prior to his death last June by stating out of competition testing will now include checks for recreational drugs.
IF a recreational drug, having been taken by 14,000 people on but one occasion, resulted in one death and 15 hospitalisations with more than 150 requiring the attention of paramedics, the press and public would quite rightly be seeking for it to be made illegal.
THE RUGBY Football Union has denied its new doping policy is "soft" as it was revealed that players who test positive for out-of-competition recreational drug use will escape bans and public disclosure.
THE drug Mephedrone has only been available for a couple of years but already it is the fourth most-used recreational drug in this country.
Marcel Martel's study of recreational drug policies in Canada during this period contributes a great deal to these emerging debates and to a wider discussion of public policy development more generally.
Books and TV films (like Gia) about the devastating effects of the drug on people's lives are beginning to have some efficacy--what was seen a decade ago as recreational drug use is now beginning to be viewed as a wide and perilous path to gay self-destruction.
The bacteria can also be harmful to people with weak immune systems, such as individuals with cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, recreational drug users, those with asthma, diabetes, the elderly, and those receiving chemotherapy.
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.
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