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- A trademark for the drug flunitrazepam.
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- proper noun trademark The
sedativedrug flunitrazepam, often referred to as a date rapedrug.
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- noun a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia
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Cat With Purple Whiskers = Training, Health & Safety or Diversity Consultant (Rohypnol is the No 1 Date-Rape drug you know!).
First is that Treasury Secretary Rubin and the Customs Commissioner are announcing today that they're going to bar imports into the United States of the drug Rohypnol, which is frequently called the date rape drug.
The misuse of flunitrazepam (sold under the brand name Rohypnol) has been reduced, thanks to international efforts, but the report said criminals are now using gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), also known as ketamine, and gamma butyrolactone (GBL).
This chemical compound, also known as Rohypnol or "Roofies" is proscribed by doctors to treat severe insomnia, but can do wonders when mixed with Sunny D if you want those lousy kids to stop playing in your yard.
The misuse of flunitrazepam - sold under the brand name Rohypnol - has been reduced, thanks to international efforts, but the report said criminals are now using gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid - known as GHB - or ketamine and gamma-Butyrolactone, commonly referred to as GBL.
A study by doctors have found that * drug rape* is a myth and the real culprit is much easier to explain: Women who claim to be victims of 'date-rape' drugs such as Rohypnol have in fact been rendered helpless by binge-drinking, says a study by doctors.
And many of these sexual predators are armed with easily administered drugs such as Rohypnol or GHB (gamma-hydroxybutate) to sedate their victims into pliant submission.
Women who claim to be victims of 'date-rape' drugs such as Rohypnol have in fact been rendered helpless by binge-drinking, says a study by doctors.
But tests for drugs such as Rohypnol, GHB and ketamine found nothing, says the study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal.
Thorough examination can reveal traces of a drug such as Rohypnol in the victim's blood.