drug user

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drug user a person who takes drugs
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Usage

In literature:

Among the thousands of drug-users that I have treated or known, I have never seen an Italian, a Hungarian, a Russian, or a Pole.
"Habits that Handicap" by Charles B. Towns
Long-term users of cannabis may develop psychological dependence and require more of the drug to get the same effect.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
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In news:

And unlike drugs or alcohol, users don't even realise they're dealing with something that might prove to be addictive .
Roseanne Scotti, state director of the New Jersey Drug Policy Alliance said the decades when Regan was advocating for treatment were some of the worst for stereotypes against drug and alcohol users.
"I was an active drug and alcohol user for 15 years," the 45-year-old said during a phone interview on Friday.
LONDON — A British drug user has died from anthrax , health authorities said on Friday, triggering concerns a European outbreak of the rare infection among people who inject heroin may be worsening.
Ohio's war on bath salts is about to escalate as a new law will target the maker and user of synthetic drugs.
It began as the summer of bath salts in the city of Utica as the synthetic drug prompted bizarre behavior in users.
Many marijuana users across Washington are celebrating today, after the state becomes one of the first two in the country to legalize the recreational use of the drug.
If you have ever come in contact with a heavy marijuana user, you probably know that 420 is the international street term for the drug.
One drug store chain is aiming love's arrow at its Facebook users via a Valentine's Day campaign.
Recreational drug users all over the state have taken advantage of the law which has helped land dispensaries in hot water with the feds.
A Department of Health and Human Services survey on drug use found that the number of prescription painkiller users has more than doubled since 2002, from 360,000 to 754,000 in 2010.
Most parents wouldn't want a drug user or dealer anywhere near their kids.
She gives drug users a positive, gentle nudge.
Infant found dead in drug users' home.
It is being used by doctors as a pain medicine and for those who are drug users.
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In science:

After colouring the subnetwork of the on-line drug community, we proceed in Section 3.3 with identifying those interests that are more common for this set of users or the rest of the on-line.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
When the summed weights of all the blog entries of a user reaches a certain threshold, he/she is considered to be a member of the on-line drug community.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
We will refer to the entire set of users who’s summed weights reaches the threshold as the on-line drug community throughout the rest of this paper.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
In this section we will formulate an approach for determining which interests are most common (or uncommon) for a particular subset of SNS users, in our particular case, the on-line drug community.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
Since the members of the on-line drug community are known, we are able to count how often users express their interest in both this sub-community and the rest of the social network.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
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