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misuse

The improper use of something which, in medicine, usually refers to the use of a drug in a way not intended by the manufacturer.
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NAB chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal directed the bureau's KP director general to conduct an inquiry against CM Khattak and Imran Khan over 74-hour unofficial use of two government helicopters MI-17 and Ecureuil by misusing authority.
Credible sources said that ASF has arrested the Chinese national who was allegedly misusing the card of Chinese diplomat.
While stimulant use is most common, students also are misusing a variety of other prescription medications, the survey maintains.
Cata-strophizing is associated with a high risk of misusing prescription opioids, independently of a patient's sensitivity to pain, the severity of pain, pain-related anxiety, and depressive symptoms.
The court ordered the CDA authorities to submit complete allotment record of the farm houses comprising three categories prescribed for the allotments along with progress of legal action taken against the allotees involved in misusing the agriculture farms.
Most college students who admitted to misusing these drugs for weight loss also reported engaging in other unhealthy weight loss behaviors, some of which are strongly suggestive of an underlying eating disorder, according to Amy J.
Or--if judges accept the proposal of this Article--courts could reinvigorate the copyright misuse defense to better protect First Amendment speech that is guaranteed by statute, but that is often chilled by copyright holders misusing their copyrights to control others' speech.
MOTORISTS have been misusing disabled drivers' blue badges to escape paying Severn Bridge tolls.
The finalists have been named after a search by the charity to find the most innovative and effective work being carried out to prevent children and young people from misusing alcohol.
The Sakeena Women's Project is aimed at ladies from the the Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Somali and Yemeni communities who are affected by drug misusing partners, family members and friends.
Vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people aged under 25 who are at risk of misusing substances include:
The regime had been initially to establish the extent of blue badge abuse in Middlesbrough, and to educate drivers who might be misusing the system through a genuine misunderstanding.