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Related to poppers: amyl nitrite, amyl nitrate

poppers

Drug slang A regional street term for amyl nitrate or isobutyl nitrite
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He said an added problem over controlling sales is that stores selling party poppers often are not ones which sell age-restricted products - so many staff are unaware of the legislation.
Recent legislation has outlawed many "popper" drugs similar to the ones on sale at Whiplash.
As a bonus, bucktail does not foul the hook of a popper so readily.
AOP professional adviser, Geoff Roberson, said the Association recommends that people with concerns about their vision after taking poppers should visit their local optometrist.
"It doesn't refer to poppers in the bill but we will have to see."
At first sight, Santos knew it was part of a party popper. He said a lot of people would often call the explosive and ordnance division to report a grenade-looking object in trash bins.
There is a correlation to lowered immune function, and in the early 1980s poppers became a knee-jerk scapegoat for the emerging AIDS crisis.
UPSTAGED Jim Carrey stars alongside some Gentoo Penguins in Mr Popper's Penguins
The film opens in 1976 with young, rosy-cheeked Tommy Popper communicating with his explorer father in Antarctica using a CB radio and the bizarre handles Tippytoes and Bald Eagle.
If you fancy taking a closer look at Poppers' niche designers, get yourself down to Cardiff's Hilton Hotel at the beginning of March where the spring summer 09 collection will be modelled by a handful of Welsh celebrities and models as part of the boutique's annual charity fashion show in aid of George Thomas Hospice.
The use of poppers is not illegal in the UK despite moves to ban the drug.
We're talking, of course, about popcorn poppers. Whether you're yearning for movie theater popcorn, white cheddar popcorn, or barbecue popcorn, a high-quality popcorn popper can pop six quarts of the crunchy stuff in as little as a teaspoon of oil in less than three minutes.