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official drugs

medicines authorized by pharmacopeias and recognized formularies. Use of drugs other than these could be regarded by a court of law as being experimental.
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What Richard Brunstrom does is create a climate of opinion where young people think drugs are legal,'' said Aneurin Owen, director of the official drugs and alcohol agency Cais.
The programme also claims the international player only tested negative at a hospital pathology department, and not through the official drugs testing agency.

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