date rape drug

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A popular name for Rohypnol, which is 10 times more potent than Valium as a sedative hypnotic; its notoriety derives from its alleged ability to decrease inhibitions and defenses in a woman, allowing a perpetrator to make unwanted sexual advances

date rape drug

Public health A popular name for Rohypnol, which is 10-fold more potent than Valium as a sedative hypnotic; its notoriety derives from its alleged ability to ↓ inhibitions and defenses in ♀, helping the female's partner make unwanted sexual advances
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Date rape drugs include the three most common, GHB, which are odorless, colorless and tasteless according to the national Institute on drug abuse, making each of them difficult to ascertain.
Latimer was cleared of supplying date rape drugs at an earlier hearing.
He is accused of using date rape drugs dissolved in champagne to "stupefy" his victims before attacking them in the back of the black cab.
Providing information about date rape drugs and how to protect oneself from them, six strategies for preventing date rape, warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, and resources to fall back on when experiencing abuse at home or school, Teen Safety: Dating & Relationships is an absolute "must-have" for school and public library collections.
LEICESTER - After learning of an Internet invitation to a party featuring five kegs of beer, Jell-O shots and date rape drugs for $5 each, Leicester police decided they would crash the Saturday night bash.
The use of date rape drugs is definitely a growing problem, and these tests need to be better promoted.
The novel's focus on date rape drugs and their consequences make this a valuable addition to any collection.
Jenni, 29, who plays club owner Heather Bellshaw, will highlight the rise in the crime by portraying a victim at the first Scottish conference on date rape drugs on Friday.
Bouncer is trained to detect cannabis, ecstasy, heroin, cocaine and date rape drugs on people while Binks, known as a scanner dog, is used to track down drugs on premises.
Victims and campaigners last night welcomed a test to protect against date rape drugs ( but called for more to be done to stamp out the hidden menace.
This week, the Executive launched a campaign warning women to be aware of the danger of date rape drugs.
After lots of strippers and date rape drugs we joined but the deal was that Leo could have a huge 'fro and I could be the one who told everyone what to do.