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bhang, bud, choof, dope, ganja, grass, hash, hashish, hemp, home grown, hydro, kif, marijuana, mary jane, mull, oobie, pot, resin, skunk, wacky weed, weed, yarndi, zero
acid, blotter, cid, cubes, liberty caps, liberties, lsd, magic mushrooms, mushrooms, microdot, sacred mushrooms, shrooms, tabs, trips, zen
booze, drink, goon, juice, liquor, piss, sauce, grog
caps, molly, adam, ck, disco biscuit, e, ecstasy, eccy, pills, pingas, scooby snacks, x, xtc
amphetamine, base, crank, crystal, crystal meth, eye openers, glass, go-ee, ice, meth, oxblood, paste, rev, ritalin, shabu, speed, tweak, uppers, wax, whiz, zest
cigarettes, ciggies, fags, rollies, smokes, tabs
blow, charlie, coke, cola, crack, dust, freebase, llello, nose candy, snow, toot, white
dragon, gear, h, hammer, harry, horse, junk, opioids, opium, skag, smack
fentanyl, codeine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, biodone , physeptone, hydromorphone, jurnista, buprenorphine
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