addiction to drugs.
substance abuse involving drugs.
- drug abuser, noun
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How to use drug abuse in a sentence
Lawyers for Ravnsborg filed a motion in July alleging a history of alcoholism and drug abuse by Boever.South Dakota AG to Cop to Traffic Misdemeanors After Killing a Man | Justin Rohrlich, Tom Lawrence | August 25, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Obesity-prevention programs for young people, expanded drug abuse treatment and stopping the flow of illegal opioids into the United States would be a start.Psychology has struggled for a century to make sense of the mind | Bruce Bower | August 11, 2021 | Science News
In that role, he testified before Congress on issues such as immigration enforcement and drug abuse, and consulted on policing issues with the Obama administration.Ex-Montgomery, Fairfax chief J. Thomas Manger named new Capitol Police chief | Tom Jackman | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Its poverty rate is twice the state’s average, and it now has high rates of drug abuse and violent crime.The fracking boom is over. Where did all the jobs go? | Colin Jerolmack | July 1, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
At a Kansas City, Missouri, VA hospital, the Inspector General reported, staff failed to check 64 percent of patients for histories of drug abuse.
He cast her as Hope, an ex-addict with an impressive pair of fake chompers—the result of years of drug abuse.Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom | Marlow Stern | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With prescription drug abuse rampant in the U.S., New York is taking steps to stop it.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic | Dale Eisinger | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are 17 states with laws that consider drug abuse during pregnancy a form of child abuse.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences | Emily Shire | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I saw personally, firsthand, what drug use and drug abuse is doing to an underprivileged population.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana? | Abby Haglage | November 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Out West, in a tepee, on a reservation, alcohol, drug abuse, drain on society, poverty, uneducated—beaten down.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower | Evin Demirel | July 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Police help provide classes and presentations on drug abuse in the schools.
Free materials on drug abuse are also distributed in response to inquiries.
A source for pamphlets and books on drug abuse and alcoholism and curriculum materials for drug prevention.
These young men will give special attention to this drug abuse, too.
Other emotional difficulties, including alcohol and drug abuse, can be moderated by pharmaceutical therapy.When You Don't Know Where to Turn | Steven J. Bartlett