incapacitating agents

incapacitating agents

drugs that interfere with the ability to think clearly or cause unconsciousness or some other altered state of consciousness. Their primary use is not to kill, although they can be lethal in high doses. They include aerosolized opioids and the anticholinergic BZ. Treatment of exposure to incapacitating agents is supportive.
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And disputes about the use of nonlethal chemical and incapacitating agents persist.
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3) A subject with the capability of inflicting death or serious physical injury, or otherwise incapacitating agents, without a deadly weapon, is demonstrating an intention to do so.
All choking, nerve, blood, blister, and incapacitating agents have at least one carbon atom per molecule.
Microbiologist Richard Novick, director of the Public Health Research Institute in New York City, says he "could see how this research could easily be perverted to build incapacitating agents.
The author's next chapter deals with other incidents and a bad press that begin to erode the nation and politicians', which in this case didn't take much, use of nonlethal incapacitating agents and herbicides in South Vietnam.