narcotic addict

narcotic addict

a person who is psychologically and physically dependent on narcotic drugs.

narcotic addict

One who has become physiologically or psychologically dependent upon narcotics.
See: drug addiction
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Some reports also suggest that the killer teenage boy is a junkie - a narcotic addict, who had lost the sense to wit when shooting his own family members dead.
During that time he was a caseworker at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Milan, Michigan, and then as Director of the Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Unit at FCI Danbury, Connecticut.
For the first time since the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and the Narcotic Addict Treatment Act of 1974 were enacted, methadone clinics will be required to become accredited as health care facilities.
Also Friday, Wilson named Boland to the California Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority, which acts as the parole board for some felon drug addicts.
Stolper also serves as a Parole Board member of the Narcotic Addict Evaluation Authority.
He called for making functional the hospital for the rehabilitation of narcotic addicts.