Definition of Soft drug

1. Noun. A drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction.

Specialized synonyms: Bhang, Cannabis, Ganja, Marihuana, Marijuana, Haschisch, Hash, Hasheesh, Hashish
Generic synonyms: Drug Of Abuse, Street Drug, Narcotic
Antonyms: Hard Drug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soft Drug

soft X-ray
soft X-rays
soft agar
soft as a baby's bottom
soft boiled
soft c
soft cataract
soft coal
soft copy
soft corn
soft diet
soft dollars
soft drink
soft drinks
soft drug (current term)
soft flag
soft fruit
soft fruits
soft g
soft goods
soft handed
soft hands
soft hyphen
soft hyphens
soft ice cream
soft in the head
soft key
soft launch

Literary usage of Soft drug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Prevention Plus II: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Drug-Free Communities (1994)
"... beer drinkers can't become alcoholic; or marijuana is a "soft" drug and heroin is a "hard" drug, implying that one is safe and the other is dangerous. ..."

2. The Drug Connection in U. S.-Mexican Relations edited by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Marta Tienda (1996)
"... issue is cocaine and its derivatives. Ten years ago cocaine was a problem on the horizon—crack was unheard of. Marijuana used to be deemed a soft drug; ..."

3. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanburgy (1879)
"These dealers sometimes manipulate the soft drug with a wooden pestle into larger masses which they envelope in poppy leaves and pack in cotton bags sealed ..."

4. Drug Testing Guidelines And Practices For Juvenile Probation And Parole Agencies (1992)
"Juveniles are not prone to injecting hard drugs, so detection of soft drug usage accompanied by treatment and counseling could prevent hard drug usage. ..."

5. Marijuana Use in America: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary U. S (1996)
"In her- book, Ms. Falco quotes, and even acknowledges, several individuals who consistently support soft drug policy or legalization. ; I started trying as ..."

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