designer drug

Definition of "designer drug"
  1. A designer drug refers to a synthetic variation of a regulated substance like heroin, which is engineered with minor changes in its molecular structure to bypass status as an unlawful drug
How to use "designer drug" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was accused of distributing designer drugs in order to circumvent the legality of certain substances.
  2. Lab tests confirmed the presence of a designer drug, not listed under illegal controlled substances.
  3. The authorities are constantly updating the list of illegal substances to keep up with the creation of new designer drugs.

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