hard drug

Definitions of hard drug

n a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction

soft drug
a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
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cocain, cocaine
a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
diacetylmorphine, heroin
a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
low-grade cocaine mixed with coca paste and cannabis
big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, smack, thunder
street names for heroin
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controlled substance
a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

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