recreational drugs

recreational drugs

A dubious term that trivialises the dangers and serious social implications of the use of drugs such as COCAINE, AMPHETAMINE (amfetamine), MARIJUANA, MDMA (ecstasy), gamma-hydroxybutyrate, gamma-butyrolactone, 1,4-butanediol, flunitrazepam, KETAMINE, amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite and various HALLUCINOGENIC DRUGS. Undesirable effects include high fever (hyperpyrexia), low sodium (hyponatraemia), muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis), liver damage, neuropsychiatric disorders and death.
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His family questioned whether the drugs he had been prescribed should have been prescribed to someone who had taken recreational drugs.
[USA], July 23 (ANI): People are more likely to try illegal or recreational drugs for the first time during summer, recent findings suggest.
"We urge anyone not to take recreational drugs as the risks are evidently so high."
THE England and Wales Cricket Board is likely to review its policy on recreational drugs as the fallout from Alex Hales' failed tests continues.
ISLAMABAD -- An exhibition featuring over 60 digital posters, advocating against the use of recreational drugs, opened at the National College of Arts (NCA) Auditorium on Friday evening.
As someone with a first class degree, he should be able to realise that with modern science it is possible for scientists to come up with newer and safer recreational drugs.
There has been increased focus on recreational drugs - and in particular the rising prevalence of cocaine - in the wake of violent incidents on racecourses including high-profile fights at Goodwood and Ascot on recent Saturdays.
Why would anyone continue to use recreational drugs despite the medical consequences and social condemnation?
A UKIP AM has denied smoking recreational drugs in a Cardiff Bay hotel.
The use of recreational drugs at festivals, major music events and the regular social scene is an important topic in the Netherlands in particular but it is also a pertinent, familiar issue in other EU member states.
The University College Birmingham student, from Bordesley Green, said teenagers should be taught about the potential effects of taking recreational drugs - and what to do if things go wrong.

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