Vocabulary: Drug Abuse

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Drug abuse is becoming more and more common in many countries. What are some of the problems associated with drug abuse, and what are some of the possible solutions?

  • Drug abuse = drug addiction
  • Drugs: (illegal) heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, narcotics, hallucinogenics, marijuana, cannabis, ecstasy, prescription drugs, hard drugs, soft drugs
  • Drug user = addict = victims of drug abuse = users
  • Drugs = illegal substances
  • Smuggling = trafficking
  • Dealing = selling
  • Dealer = pusher, peddler
  • Common = widespread, rife, prevalent, ubiquitous
  • Solution = solve
  • Country = societies, nation, communities

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