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Benzodiazepines

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7288.742/a (Published 24 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:742
  1. Gavin Yamey (gyamey@ewjm.com)
  1. BMJ

    A rich language has developed on the street to describe drugs, and some of the terms give a fair idea of the user's experience. According to the extraordinary US government archive of over 2000 street terms for drugs (www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/streetterms), heroin is known as the “galloping horse,” crack cocaine is the “devil's dandruff,” and opium is “God's medicine.” A mixture of crack …

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