street drug


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n street drug 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
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In literature:

Our streets will echo again with the laughter of our children, because no one will try to shoot them or sell them drugs anymore.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
Half a block down the street on the front of a drug-store was a blue telephone flag.
"Children of the Whirlwind" by Leroy Scott
Slowly, heavily, like one drugged, Rudyard Byng made his way through the streets, oblivious of all around him.
"The Judgment House" by Gilbert Parker
He hurried over to Rush Street and into the telephone booth in a nearby drug store.
"The Sheridan Road Mystery" by Paul Thorne
Our streets will echo again with the laughter of our children, because no one will try to shoot them or sell them drugs anymore.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
The office of Messrs Fulke, Warner, & Murchison was in Market Street, exactly over Scott's drug store.
"The Imperialist" by (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
A drug store was but a short distance up the street, on the other side; he would telephone from it for a taxi.
"The Cab of the Sleeping Horse" by John Reed Scott
Alma Lane has gone to a drug store across the street.
"The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch" by Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
I'm waiting across the street, in a drug store.
"The Film of Fear" by Arnold Fredericks
There's a drug-store across the street.
"The Motor Girls on the Coast" by Margaret Penrose

In news:

It was started in 1994 to get drugs off the streets.
This is the second bust in as many months taking large amounts of drugs off the Toledo streets.
NO bath salts or other street drugs found in his system.
Two weeks ago, in the same hallway but in another courtroom, another jury convicted a member of the Hustle Boys street gang of drug trafficking.
Reno police say they want to shift their approach to fighting drug activity by more than tripling the size of a unit focusing on street-level narcotics crimes.
A Brooklyn man was arrested Thursday in a drug raid on Huntington Street that netted 85 envelopes of heroin with an estimated value of $2,550.
Addicts who can no longer get their fix by popping pills turning to the old-fashioned street drug.
Several people have been charged in federal court in Fargo in what authorities say is a drug-trafficking ring that involved members of violent street gangs in the Minneapolis area.
John Stafford, 45, of the 2200 block of Liberty Street, Ashland, was charged with trafficking in drugs.
The UC Drug Free Coalition in collaboration with the Union County Sheriff's Office is proud to host Operation: Street Smart on December 3, 2012.
Police say Dwayne Greene shot two people last Tuesday at West 38th and Bulloch Street during a drug transaction.
Wealthy Street has become the walkable business community of today after so many years as a crime-ridden drug haven, and now plagued by a new round of vandalism.
A Germantown man faces drug and weapon charges after being arrested by Frederick police responding Saturday afternoon to to a disturbance in the All Saints Street/South Market Street area, a department news release stated.
Tucson teens battling drugs and street life have a new place to take their fight.
Health officials ask for quick action on new street drug.