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psychoactive

capable of affecting mental activity
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LONDON/BEIRUT: A synthetic psychoactive drug linked to substance abuse in Lebanon and the Middle East, said to be a fund-raising tool and stimulant for Islamist militants, is more dangerous than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday.
Key words: psychoactive drug; Meige syndrome; clonazepam; eszopiclone
For better intervention work geared towards ketamine abusers, we need to know the social, demographic, and psychological factors that may be associated with their continuation or discontinuation of psychoactive drug use.
For all that, a campaign to encourage moderation in the use of a psychoactive drug is bizarre, an illustration of a society that has lost sight of moral absolutes.
In October 2012, officers warned that a psychoactive drug known as Annihilation was being used by youngsters in Glasgow.
The format the panel has in place currently describes every psychoactive drug in terms of five axes: class and relevant mechanisms; family; neurobiologic activity, neurotransmitter effects, and physiologic effects; efficacy and major side effects; and approved and licenses indications in the major countries and regions that perform drug licensing.
According to the report, of the ten million smokers in Britain, up to 3 million have a mental disorder and up to 2 million have been prescribed a psychoactive drug in the past year and approaching 1 million have longstanding [mental] disease.
European authorities have detected a record 57 new legal highs so far this year, with a new psychoactive drug launched on the market every week, a report has warned.
According to the coroner's report, the effect of the psychoactive drug benzodiazepine contributed to Jackson's death.
The growers of the psychoactive drug were Dutch citizens who had recently moved to Arad.
The EU has submitted the psychoactive drug BZP (N-benzylpiperazine) to "control measures and criminal provisions" in all member states, announced the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) on 3 March.
Monitoring the Future, which is now in its 29th year, has become one of the nation's most relied-upon sources of information on changes taking place in licit and illicit psychoactive drug use among American adolescents, college students, and young adults.

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