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In June 2014, narcotics Detective Thomas Ramirez and his partner stopped a car in Queens for a traffic infraction.What It Looks Like When the New York City Police Commissioner Has “Unchecked Power” Over Officer Discipline|by Mollie Simon, Lena V. Groeger, Eric Umansky and Adriana Gallardo|December 11, 2020|ProPublica
In the United States, for example, drugs such as cocaine used to be called narcotics.
That’s because the word “narcotic” once meant any drug that was forbidden.
Other drugs such as alcohol can sometimes be called narcotics as well.
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.While We’re Rethinking Policing, It’s Time to End Gang Injunctions|Jamie Wilson|September 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It remains a Schedule I narcotic to this day, considered as dangerous and addictive by the federal government as heroin and MDMA.Pot-Smoking Grannies, Jimmy Fallon Covers U2, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Chinese government banned qat earlier this year, and classified the plant as a dangerous narcotic.Chinese Getting Hooked on the Middle East's Favorite Drug|Brendon Hong|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.This Anti-Heroin Drug Is Now King of the Jailhouse Drug Trade|Daniel Genis|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
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.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood