recreational drugs

recreational drugs

A dubious term that trivialises the dangers and serious social implications of the use of drugs such as COCAINE, AMPHETAMINE (amfetamine), MARIJUANA, MDMA (ecstasy), gamma-hydroxybutyrate, gamma-butyrolactone, 1,4-butanediol, flunitrazepam, KETAMINE, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite and various HALLUCINOGENIC DRUGS. Undesirable effects include high fever (hyperpyrexia), low sodium (hyponatraemia), muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis), liver damage, neuropsychiatric disorders and death.
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Why would anyone continue to use recreational drugs despite the medical consequences and social condemnation?
A UKIP AM has denied smoking recreational drugs in a Cardiff Bay hotel.
The use of recreational drugs at festivals, major music events and the regular social scene is an important topic in the Netherlands in particular but it is also a pertinent, familiar issue in other EU member states.
The University College Birmingham student, from Bordesley Green, said teenagers should be taught about the potential effects of taking recreational drugs - and what to do if things go wrong.
I am now 45 years old and recreational drugs have been a normal part of my life ever since I was a teenager.
Andy Professor Andy Parrottwill now be part of an expert panel discussing recreational drugs and their physical, social, and mental impact as part of this year's Cheltenham Science Festival, which takes place next month.
Under the PGA Tour's drug-testing policies, the Tour is not required to announce any disciplinary actions against players who test positive for recreational drugs.
VATICAN CITY * Pope Francis on June 20 condemned the legalization of recreational drugs, saying all drug use was "evil" and deserved no compromise.
London, Apr 19 ( ANI ): England cricket officials will be testing every single professional cricketer in England and Wales for recreational drugs in the wake of the death of a rising Surrey cricketer due to drug-related causes.
INCREASED testing of players for recreational drugs will frighten anyone still using them, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan.
The England and Wales cricket board have reacted to evidence that Surrey cricketer Tom Maynard regularly took drugs prior to his death last June by stating out of competition testing will now include checks for recreational drugs.
ANY suggestion there is widespread use of recreational drugs among jockeys has been dismissed by both the Professional Jockeys Association and the BHA.

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