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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Then, after largely failing to follow through on that promise, declaring the glue sniffing problem to be societal, and out of the company's hands.
According to charity Re-Solv, the North East has the highest death rate in England from solvent abuse, which includes glue sniffing, over the last 10 years.
The survey of 15 and 16-year-olds showed that cannabis was the most popular choice but some had tried amphetamines, nitrites or volatile substances such as glue sniffing.
At the inquest into Mr Dyer's death in Swansea yesterday, Coroner Richard Morgan was told that the dead man, originally from Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire, had been thrown out of his home by his parents at the age of 16 because of his glue sniffing and anti-social behaviour.
He graduated to cannabis, glue sniffing, ecstasy and cocaine.
But if he has to prove himself to them by joining them in glue sniffing then he is putting his life in danger.
What's being offered here is like glue sniffing without the dangers.
For a while he was into glue sniffing and I convinced myself he would end up dead.
So the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has issued guidelines saying glue sniffing is a relatively trivial nuisance.
Gangs of beer-swilling, glue sniffing youths and youngsters on quad bikes have turned many of the beauty spots into no-go areas at night.
But Mike has seen two thirds of his life lost in a haze of solvent and drug abuse - from glue sniffing through to heroin - during which time he saw his wife walk away from the years of ``mental torture'' that his addiction caused, taking their two children with her.
A post mortem revealed death was caused by a drugs overdose and glue sniffing.