club drug


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Any ‘recreational’ drug—e.g., Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD—which is widely used by high school and college students and young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties
Risks, acute use Overdose, death
Risks, chronic use Dropping out—school, college—loss of job, crime

club drug

Any 'recreational' drug–eg Ecstasy, Herbal Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, LSD, widely used by high school and college students, young adults who frequent night clubs and all-night rave parties Risks, chronic use Dropping out–school, college, loss of job, crime

club drug

(klŭb drŭg)
A drug of abuse (e.g., ecstasy) that is typically used by most or all members of a social gathering rather than in solitude.

club drug

A colloquial term for a drug used for its euphoric or intoxicating effects at a party, rave, nightclub, or bar. Such drugs include ecstasy, gamma hydroxybutyrate, ketamine, and rohypnol.
See also: drug
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A new test for club drugs like ketamine can detect low levels of drugs in urine and plasma, making it faster, easier and cheaper to identify them.
The book was abandoned, as Vicky's grief became focused on a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of club drugs and legal highs.
They need to "adapt to address the serious harms club drug and NPS users are experiencing", he added.
CLUB drugs such as ecstasy and ketamine are leaving growing numbers of people in need of medical treatment.
Club drug users are often successfully treated, the report found - last year 61% of over-18s and 74% of under-18s using the substances left treatment successfully.
No standard treatment protocol has been identified for club drug overdose.
One out of six medical students at a private Midwestern medical school reported prior use of at least one club drug, results from a survey found.
The list included the illegal dance club drug GHB, a "high dosage" of anti-depressant Effexor and Stilnoct sleeping tablets.
There are some communities that make no apologies about their topics of choice, and in which the price of the club drug ecstasy, for instance, is openly discussed.
In the crash that follows a club drug binge, especially from methamphetamine, a man has plenty of opportunity to confront his demons, including the fear that risky behavior at the party might not have been such a good idea.
The ring - which ran 200 websites - flooded Britain with prescription drugs, including club drug Ketamine, Valium, and Viagra - the most popular.
Oregon State Police forensic lab supervisor Ken Meneely said GHB and Ecstacy, another related club drug, are rare.

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