Betekenis van:
drug of abuse

drug of abuse
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction





    1. Tom has a history of drug abuse.
    2. The defendant has no history of drug abuse
    3. In our fight against drug abuse we shall be committing a serious mistake if we begin to admit that it is a 'lost war' and that, for hypocritically economically-based questions, it is not worthwhile investing enough money to deal with the size of this scourge.
    4. Past or present history of IV drug abuse
    5. Develop the capacity of relevant law enforcement authorities to combat drug abuse and trafficking.
    6. The Parties affirm their resolve to cooperate in the prevention, monitoring and reduction of drug abuse and AIDS, in particular through the strengthening of health services capabilities and support to key health education activities.
    7. Both Parties shall consider special measures against the illicit cultivation and production of, and trade in drugs, narcotics and psychotropic substances as well as prevention and reduction of drug abuse.