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misuse

The improper use of something which, in medicine, usually refers to the use of a drug in a way not intended by the manufacturer.
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The counsel asked the court to restrain the public functionaries, ministers and bureaucrats from misusing and converting to their own use public fund/property.
Renfrewshire Council insists those misusing blue badges are unlikely to reoffend after being spoken to by officers.
Credible sources said that ASF has arrested the Chinese national who was allegedly misusing the card of Chinese diplomat.
The clarification from BISP Management was came in a response when a news appear in the media which was based on British newspaper Daily Mail and it claimed that BISP funds were misusing and were not provided to the actual people and the aid which were providing by British is misusing.
About 18% of undergraduates report misusing prescription stimulants such as Adderall, the 2015 College Prescription Drug Study found.
The other piece that's not included is the lost productivity of family members who are caring for someone who is misusing alcohol or drugs.
Data source: An analysis of data on 11,018,735 survey respondents aged 12 years and older who reported misusing opioid pain relievers during a 4-year period.
Patients with psychiatric disorders are at a greater risk for misusing prescription opioids, Dr.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to take indiscriminate legal action against the owners for misusing the agriculture farms for business purposes, reported here on Wednesday.
These included lack of access to medical records with which to corroborate our findings and the prospect that physicians only tested those patients they believed were misusing their medications.
Most college students who admitted to misusing these drugs for weight loss also reported engaging in other unhealthy weight loss behaviors, some of which are strongly suggestive of an underlying eating disorder, according to Amy J.
Or--if judges accept the proposal of this Article--courts could reinvigorate the copyright misuse defense to better protect First Amendment speech that is guaranteed by statute, but that is often chilled by copyright holders misusing their copyrights to control others' speech.