designer drug definition

  • noun:
    • A drug with properties and results much like a known hallucinogen or narcotic but having a slightly changed chemical structure, specifically these types of a drug created being avoid restrictions against illegal substances.
    • A drug particularly developed to displace an illegal leisure medication (so as to circumvent current drug regulations), frequently by altering its molecular construction.
    • a psychoactive medication intentionally synthesized to prevent anti-drug legislation; imitates the consequences of a banned medication; legislation had been revised in 1986 to ban fashion designer drugs

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