A medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body
drugs prescribed by doctors can be extremely hazardous if misused
= drug baron.
A maker or seller of medicinal drugs.
A person who transports illegal drugs by swallowing them or concealing them in a body cavity
= drug eruption.
A network of people engaged in trafficking illegal drugs.
An act of smuggling illegal drugs.
(In early use) fierce commercial competition between manufacturers or sellers of pharmaceutical drugs; (later) violent aggression between rival dealers in illegal drugs.
Any drug that (supposedly) provokes or increases sexual desire, or enhances sexual performance; an aphrodisiac.
A psychotropic drug; also in extended use.
A seizure of illegal drugs by the police or other law-enforcement agency
(Of a place) where no illegal drugs are used
A test performed on blood or urine to determine the presence or absence of proscribed drugs and used especially to detect athletes using performance-enhancing drugs such as steroids
A regular or habitual user of drugs for non-medicinal purposes, especially a person who takes illegal drugs for their narcotic, stimulant, or mood-altering effects.
A person who works to deter, uncover, or punish illegal drug use, especially a member of a police drug squad.
An attendant in a drugstore.
A regular or habitual user of (illegal) drugs, especially one whose dependence is considered ruinous or dangerous.
= drug war.
A business involved in the manufacture, sale, or distribution of drugs.
Money acquired from or for the purchase of drugs (in later use, especially illegal drugs).
A person who promotes or initiates drug use, especially one who sells drugs illegally.
A person involved in the smuggling of illegal drugs.
A drug supposed to improve the memory.
A rescue medication.
The habitual taking of illegal drugs
A person who is addicted to an illegal drug
A person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
A person who sells illegal drugs
A company that manufactures medicinal drugs
A division of a police force investigating crimes involving illegal drugs
A synthetic pharmaceutical which remains commercially undeveloped
A drug sold illegally and used for its mood-altering, stimulant, or sedative effects
A drug supposedly able to induce a state in which a person answers questions truthfully
The cultivation of plants for use in medicinal drugs, herbal remedies, etc. (now rare).
(Originally) that sells medicinal drugs; (now) that sells or traffics in illegal drugs.
Disease resulting from the use of a therapeutic or illegal drug; an instance of this; (Homeopathy) the symptoms produced by a homeopathic remedy, regarded as a guide to its therapeutic use.
A member of a drug-enforcement agency.
A disorder of the skin caused by exposure to a drug, typically appearing as a rash.
= drug resistance.
(Of a mental state or physical condition) brought about by the taking of a drug or drugs.
The action or practice of selling drugs illegally; (more generally) the promotion or encouragement of drug use.
The action or practice of smuggling illegal drugs.
That performs tests to detect the presence or analyse the effect of particular drugs.
(Originally) the unregulated trade in medicinal drugs and remedies; (later) the smuggling, distribution, and sale of illegal drugs.
= drug enforcer.
= masking agent.
A drug which represents a breakthrough in medical science.