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Any ‘recreational’ drug—e.g., Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD—which is widely used by high school and college students and young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties
Risks, acute use Overdose, death
Risks, chronic use Dropping out—school, college—loss of job, crime

club drug

Any 'recreational' drug–eg Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD, widely used by high school and college students, young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties Risks, chronic use Dropping out–school, college, loss of job, crime

club drug

(klŭb drŭg)
A drug of abuse (e.g., ecstasy) that is typically used by most or all members of a social gathering rather than in solitude.

club drug

A colloquial term for a drug used for its euphoric or intoxicating effects at a party, rave, nightclub, or bar. Such drugs include ecstasy, gamma hydroxybutyrate, ketamine, and rohypnol.
See also: drug
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Needs "While drug use overall is falling, there is an increase in the number of people turning to treatment for club drugs.
Club drugs are those typically used by people in bars and nightclubs or concerts and parties and include ecstasy, ketamine, methamphetamine, GHB/GBL and mephedrone.
Multivariate modeling of club drug use initiation among gay and bisexual men.
When asked to assess the proportion of their friends and acquaintances that had tried-' each of the drugs canvassed in the survey (see Table 6)--based on a scale of "none," "a few/some," "about half, "most," "all or "don't know"--the reported patterns of peer group use provide a compelling picture of the normalization of club drug use in this sample's peer groups (see also Duff, 2005).
High rates of club drug use and risky sexual practices among Hispanic men who have sex with men in Miami, Florida.
Therefore, increasing formal medical student education on club drugs would help them be aware of dangers of club drug use, and also would help them know how to then assess and treat their patients who use club drugs.
Club drugs also contribute to the circuit party culture by virtue of their pharmacological effects.
To address the MDMA threat, school health educators could include special units of instruction focusing on the risks associated with use of club drugs, particularly Ecstasy.
The dance club drug appears to drain the brain of serotonin, a vital signalling chemical that helps regulate mood, appetite, sleep, learning and memory, say experts.
KETAMINE, the dance club drug known as Special K, acts like magic to relieve depression, according to researchers who have investigated its effects.
Blood tests showed a cocktail of drugs including an antidepressant, sleeping pill, cannabis and the illegal dance club drug GHB.
Prosecutors told the court that tests showed a therapeutic quantity of an antidepressant in the singer's system as well as illegal dance club drug GHB - a class C substance.

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