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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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SUSPENDED SENTENCE: Ellis Hawkins, who used his workplace, Environment Services Group, left, to make the date-rape drug GHB PICTURES: Wales News
The findings, to be published in the journal Addiction later this year, show that drink-spiking kits designed to test for date-rape drugs often gave wrong results.
While GHB has been called the date-rape drug because it can incapacitate people and thus make them vulnerable to sexual assault, it has also often been used by weightlifters to build muscle mass.
I know that Midazolam is a date-rape drug, but it blocks Isla's memories.
Yesterday Buckie-born Calder was beginning a 70-month jail term in San Francisco for his part in the EUR70 million internet date-rape drug ring.
The chemical can be used to make GHB, often labelled as a date-rape drug.
The Germans, aged 30 and 31, were arrested after the 20-year-old went to hospital to be tested for signs of the date-rape drug rohypnol.
21 of 86 counts of drugging three women with the date-rape drug GHB inside his Mussel Shoals home.
Prosecutors said Luster, who lived off a trust fund and property investments, took three women to his home between 1996 and 2000 and raped them after giving them the so-called date-rape drug GHB.
Today, we reveal how Dr Micallef will supply the date-rape drug Rohypnol and the heroin substitute Methadone to anyone prepared to pay him.
A SINGLE mum was yesterday jailed for three years and nine months after dealing the date-rape drug GHB and ecstasy.
A doorman at a Tyneside bar denied spiking a woman's drink with a date-rape drug.