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In June 2014, narcotics Detective Thomas Ramirez and his partner stopped a car in Queens for a traffic infraction.

Other drugs such as alcohol can sometimes be called narcotics as well.

That’s because the word “narcotic” once meant any drug that was forbidden.

In the United States, for example, drugs such as cocaine used to be called narcotics.

Matthew O’Deane started off as a National City police officer in 1992, then became a San Diego gang and narcotics investigator, a gang prosecution unit investigator, and now teaches upcoming police officers.

It remains a Schedule I narcotic to this day, considered as dangerous and addictive by the federal government as heroin and MDMA.

The Chinese government banned qat earlier this year, and classified the plant as a dangerous narcotic.

Though I prescribe hardly any narcotic pain medications, most ADHD medications are also Schedule II.

Narcotic pain medications, used judiciously, can be an important tool in treating patients in legitimate need.

Those lines are also great places to score Xanax and crack, both drugs that are not affected by narcotic antagonists.

Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.

Some writers have concluded that the plant served as a narcotic in some parts of Asia.

Narcotic poisons are neutralized by vinegar:—Narcotics … torpor … strong wine … sour wine … vinegar.

Will not one puff of that narcotic breath drowse deep all watching dragons, and make for him the sleeping beauties of his will?

"You will promise me not to use the narcotic buttons," he said, before sitting down.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to narcotic, such as: calming, analgesic, anesthetic/anaesthetic, deadening, hypnotic, and opiate.

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