narcotic addict

narcotic addict

a person who is psychologically and physically dependent on narcotic drugs.

narcotic addict

One who has become physiologically or psychologically dependent upon narcotics.
See: drug addiction
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In response to the increasing concern over addiction to methadone, Congress enacted the Narcotic Addict Treatment Act of 1974, once again seeking to limit the public's access to opioid medications--this time, Methadone--by placing strict limits on practitioners' ability to prescribe Methadone to treat opioid addiction.
The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 expanded on the Narcotic Addict Treatment Act of 1974, for the first time enabling qualified physicians to prescribe and dispense narcotics for the purpose of treating opioid addition from their own offices.
Some reports also suggest that the killer teenage boy is a junkie - a narcotic addict, who had lost the sense to wit when shooting his own family members dead.
For the first time since the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and the Narcotic Addict Treatment Act of 1974 were enacted, methadone clinics will be required to become accredited as health care facilities.
Also Friday, Wilson named Boland to the California Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority, which acts as the parole board for some felon drug addicts.
In California, for instance, a person can either be a narcotic addict or only in imminent danger of addiction and in need of Care, supervision, and treatment.
Stolper also serves as a Parole Board member of the Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority.
The use of ascorbic acid and mineral supplements in the detoxification of narcotic addicts.
He called for making functional the hospital for the rehabilitation of narcotic addicts.
In the early 1960S, based on records kept by the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, sociologist Charles Winick concluded that narcotic addicts tend to "mature out" of the habit in their 30S.