mind-altering


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mind-altering

(mīnd′ôl′tər-ĭng)
adj.
Producing distorted perceptions; hallucinogenic: a mind-altering drug.
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"She also claimed that she consumed mind-altering substances that she took from the Palestinian.
Dubai: A driver lost his appeal and will be jailed for three years for possessing 1.189kg of a mind-altering substance for promotional purposes.
"We did not substantiate allegations made by or on behalf of present and former detainees that they have been administered mind-altering drugs for interrogation purposes at DoD interrogation facilities," the report stated.
While there were many young people who experimented with hallucinogenic drugs in the 1960s, how does one explain full professors enticing young people into mind-altering drug experiments in the name of science--at what was arguably America's most prestigious institution of higher learning?
High demand for mind-altering medicines and sedatives
Powerful versions of the mind-altering drug are reportedly readily available in the UK and are still legal although it is banned in many countries.
Sleep deprivation, sensory disorientation, cultivating anxiety, solitary confinement, mock execution, severe humiliation, mind-altering drugs, and threats of violence are among forms of psychological torture.
The fact that our so-called leaders can tell us of their law breaking and inhalation of mind-altering fumes without fear of any public or political backlash says it all.
The botany, constituents, chemistry, pharmacokinetics, effects and consequences of illicit use on the human body, and the therapeutic potential of marijuana (Cannibus sativa) and its mind-altering chemicals are explored by toxicologists, pharmacologists, and other scientists.
Our right to shut down our own bodies and brains is a logical extension of the principles of the Enlightenment, and it fits neatly with personal liberties relating to mind-altering substances, consensual sex, birth control, elective surgery, and (surely soon to be an arena of political conflict) genetic performance enhancement.
In other words, these people enjoyed the inner benefits of a self-induced mystical encounter without ingesting any mind-altering drugs.
Meanwhile, a private Vancouver firm employs ibogaine, an unregulated mind-altering plant from West Africa, to help addicts kick their vice.