addictive drug

ad·dic·tive drug

any drug that creates a certain degree of euphoria and has a strong potential for addiction.

ad·dic·tive drug

(ă-diktiv drŭg)
Any drug that creates a certain degree of euphoria and has a strong potential for addiction.
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Bangladesh and Myanmar are holding a border conference to curb the smuggling of a highly addictive drug known as "crazy medicine".
Earlier this year, it was reported that the government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was drafting a new bill to combat the usage, manufacturing and trafficking of crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive drug.
The cultivation of Khat and production of the addictive drug from it are a major source of income for Ethiopians and of foreign trade for the country as a whole.
SHABQADAR -- The residents of Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa took to streets on Wednesday, calling for a crackdown on those selling a highly addictive drug crystal meth in the district.
as crystal meth, is a highly addictive drug that can increase the user's risk of mental and physical damage.
FOR years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.
Cannabis should still be banned FOR years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.
Dear Editor, For years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.
a highly addictive drug, crystal meth acts upon the central nervous system in humans, boosting the brain chemical dopamine while producing unusually accelerated heart and breathing rates.
Public health minister Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to examine why one patient in every 11 was prescribed a potentially addictive drug last year.
"According to a 2016 study, 9.6 percent of the Lebanese consume benzodiazepine, a highly addictive drug," he said in a conference held in east Lebanon's Baalbeck.
It is time to bury the false classification of marijuana as a dangerous, addictive drug with no medical use and use it mitigate the effects of the truly addictive and dangerous drugs.