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roofie

(ro͞o′fē)
n. Slang
A tablet of the sedative flunitrazepam.
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The Roofie Foundation, was set up in 1997 by Gosforth-born solicitor Lynda Greenwood, to offer support to victims.
While Roofies has worked with many police forces up and down Britain, its confidentiality policy to protect victims means it's up to them to inform police.
At the launch on the Roofie Foundation, set up to help victims, will announce the latest figures.
Roofies chief executive Graham Rhodes said: "You have to be very careful - 60 to 70 per cent of people know their attacker.
Eighteen victims have already fallen prey to the controversial drug Rohypnol, which has the nickname Roofie.
The Roofies Foundation is now calling for Government research into the law which it claims cannot cope with the crime.
The Roofies Foundation, which takes its name from the street slang for the date rape drug rohypnol, said in two years it has been contacted by 237 Scots victims of drug-induced date rape.
Publicans have also been warned to be on the alert following a rise in the use of Rohypnol - nicknamed Roofies - by date rapists.
Despite a Government crackdown on the drug Rohypnol - known as roofies - the problem is on the increase.
Known on the street as roofies, rope or roachies, pills are often sold in sex shops and night clubs at pounds 5-pounds 10 each.
The victim's drink was spiked with the drug, known as roofies, at an end-of-exams party and he woke up in a flat with the attacker performing a sex act.