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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Sex attackers often use the Christmas season for cover to spike drinks with daterape drug Rohypnol.
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The 62-year-old star was ordered to undergo counselling and random drug testing after he was found with the banned daterape drug GHB in his system.
Derbyshire Police is spearheading a pilot scheme investigating whether daterape drugs such as Rohypnol actually exist.
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