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phencyclidine

[‚fen·ə′sī·klə‚dēn]
(pharmacology)
C17H25N An addicting drug originally used as an intravenous anesthetic that was subsequently removed from medical use in humans because it produces hallucinations and delusions. It has been illegally manufactured and sold on the street, sometimes causing serious adverse reactions. Also known as angel dust; PCP.
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In Killer Weed, Castleman is more interested in the history of a city's past then in the characters from that past, more involved with past times of those people than the people of those past times.
But kicking the killer weed is a problem for those with little will power and often results in a trend of secret smoking.
The CLA has made an urgent appeal for all owners and occupiers to check their land now for evidence of the killer weed and to eradicate all plants before they come into bloom with their distinctive yellow flowers.
Paul Hooper, from Smoke Free Birmingham, which wants to eliminate smoking completely, said the Asian population had long been left out of health promotion drives to curb the killer weed.
"In December we commissioned the book CBD: From Killer Weed to Miracle Molecule, which explains to the consumer everything they need and want to know about CBD.
BHS members in North Wales have thrown their weight behind the initiative, which aims to highlight areas which have bad infestation of the killer weed.
Here's a chance to find out as Linda Robson, John Burton Race, Chloe Madeley, Paul Danan and Derek Acorah each employ assorted methods in an effort to wean themselves off the killer weed. TV psychic Derek is the heaviest smoker of the lot, puffing his way through 40 to 50 cigarettes a day.
A PURGE on the killer weed ragwort has been carried out across the Huddersfield area.
And staff hope No Smoking Day will spur more people to kick the killer weed.
He said effective strategies to tackle the killer weed included banning smoking in public places, detecting tobacco smuggling, providing education and offering a range of smoking cessation facilities.