inhalant

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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said today the downward trend coincided with Coalition Governments continued roll out of low aromatic unleaded fuel in areas affected by petrol sniffing.
Petrol sniffing is an illicit behavior which is purposely practiced out of sight of the general community.
Prison, court, petrol sniffing, football, music and hunting formed an increasing part of the realities I had to deal with, and issues that most interested me.
It includes an analysis of medical data associated with petrol sniffing and a review of the international literature on the use of volatile substances by indigenous populations worldwide.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the Australian Government has provided oil and natural gas-related products company Vopak with about $16 million to establish the tank, as part of the Government's Petrol Sniffing Strategy in northern Australia.
It is more drinking but there is petrol sniffing too.
Another worrying trend drugs workers are tackling is a rise in solvent abuse, especially petrol sniffing.
The first is the Review of the Commonwealth's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Substance Misuse Program (DAC 1999); the second is the eloquent, informative work by Peter d'Abbs and Sarah MacLean (2000) on a related drama: petrol sniffing.
He died in 1993 after he was set alight during a petrol sniffing session with friends in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.
Key agenda items include moves to strengthen regulations around school entry and immunisation, a national approach to combating petrol sniffing, improved aged care for Territory seniors and cuts to Federal funding for health.
Drug workers are also seeing a rise in solvent abuse, particularly petrol sniffing.