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smack

(smăk)
n. Slang
Heroin.

smack

Usage notes: slang.
heroin.

smack

Drug slang A popular street term for heroin. See Heroin.
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The smacking debate has always provoked strong feelings but in Northern Ireland our law still permits adults to strike children and it needs to be changed to bring us in line with the 46 other countries which have outlawed it, including the Republic, Germany and Spain.
Mr Craig believes switching to Australia's version of the smacking law would be a more sensible approach.
Lots of stories from the past will tell us about parents smacking their children but as things have progressed we've found out that it isn't a good solution for discipline.
But Dr Tracey Tyler, an expert in child psychology at Teesside University, believes physical punishment should never be used to discipline a child - and that smacking "does more harm than good".
It was the 2004 Children Act that prompted confusion of smacking and contributed to the current crisis.
Mr Lammy has set out his support changing the smacking laws in his book Out Of The Ashes: After The Riots.
FIRST MINISTER Jack McConnell yesterday rejected fresh calls for mums and dads to be banned from smacking their kids.
Had I not witnessed this nasty little family incident I would now be pontificating about the need not to have a change in the law that prevents the smacking of children.
Rachel Hodgkin, from the campaign group Children Are Unbeatable, said: 'The prevalence of smacking is no surprise which is why we have always argued for a change in the law.
KATHLEEN Marshall, Scotland's new Children's Tsar, was engulfed in a fresh row yesterday after she admitted smacking her own children.
With reference to your smacking feature (Examiner, July 7), I must write about a disturbing incidence of child abuse witnessed by a friend, as it is similar to others I have seen myself.
I AM writing to express my serious concerns regarding your one sided article "Why Wales needs to change the law on smacking.