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Slang/Street Names for Heroin, Cocaine and other Narcotics

Abstract: A long list of different slang terms for various narcotic drugs like heroin, cocaine, etc.

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First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 23 May 2011.

What are street names/slang names of heroin, cocaine and other narcotics?

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More about alcoholism and drug addiction.

A-bomb: combination of marijuana with heroin
Atom Bomb: see A-bomb
ã-10: ã-hydroxybutyrat (GHB)
Acapulco Gold: marijuana
Acid: LSD
Adam: MDA, MDE, MDMA, MMDA
Alley juice: nonbeverage isopropyl and methyl alcohol
Amytal: amobarbital
Angel Dust: PCP
Babtists Communion: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Base: cocaine free base
Bash: Hash
Barbs: barbiturates
Bennies: amphetamines/speed
Beverage: alcohol
Bhang: marijuana
Billy: speed
Black Beauties: amphetamine/speed
Black Tar: heroin
Blotter Acid: LSD
Blotters: LSD
Blow: cocaine
Bluebirds: barbiturates
Blues: barbiturates
Blue-Bottle: nitrous oxide
Bombitas: combination of heroin with amphetamines
Booze: alcohol
Brew: alcohol
Burgers: ecstasy
Butisol: butabarbital
Butts: tobacco
"C": cocaine
Café: caffeine
Cafergot: combination of caffeine with ergotamine
Cancer Sticks: tobacco
Cannabis Sativa: Latin name of the weed from which Marijuana and Hasch is made
Cat Valium: ketamine
Charlie: cocaine
Chasing the dragon: smoking (vapor)
Cherry Meth: ã-hydroxybutyrate
China White: heroin (or analogs of synthetic narcotics)
Chocolate: contains caffeine
Cigs: tobacco
Circes: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Circles: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Cocoa: contains caffeine
Coffee: seeds of Coffea arabica with caffeine as active ingredient
Coke: cocaine
Colombian: marijuana
Concentrated Resin: marijuana (concentrated resin form)
Copilots: amphetamines/speed
Cough medicine: contains alcohol
Crack: cocaine free base
Crank: amphetamines
Crystal: PCP or amphetamines/speed
Desoxyn: amphetamines/speed Dexedrine: amphetamines/speed
Dexies: amphetamines/speed
Devil's Dandruff: cocaine
Diet pills (Rx): amphetamines
Disco Biscuits: ecstasy
Dolly: methadone
Dope: marijuana
Dots: LSD
Dough: marijuana
Doves: ecstasy
Downers: barbiturates
Dust: heroin
Dynamite: combination of cocaine with heroin
Easy Lay: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Eccies: ecstasy
Echoes: ecstasy
Ecstasy: MDA, MDE, MDMA, MMDA
Espresso: caffeine
Eye openers: amphetamines/speed
Fantasy: ecstasy or ã-hydroxybutyrate
Fiorinal: combination of amobarbital and secobarbital with weak heroin and methamphetamine
Flake: cocaine
Forget it: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Forget-me-pill: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Forget-me-now: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Free-base: cocaine free base
French fries: crack cocaine (free base cocaine)ã-10: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Ganja: marijuana
Gas: Nitrous Oxide Georgia Home Boy: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Get Roached: to be under the influence of flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
GHB: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Glue: inhalant
Goofball: barbiturates
Gook: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Grass: marijuanaGrievous Bodily Harm: ã-hydroxybutyrate
G-riffick: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Guarana: caffeine
Guaranine: caffeine "H": heroin
Hash: marijuana (concentrated resin form)
Hashish: marijuana
Hashish Oil: marijuana
Hemp: marijuana
Home-Grown: marijuana
Honey Oil: marijuana
Horse: heroin
Hug Drug: ecstasy
Indian: marijuana
Indica: marijuana
Jamaican: marijuana
Jive: marijuana
Joint: marijuana
Juice: alcohol
Junk: heroin
K: ketamine
Ket: ketamine
Killer Weed: combination of marijuana with PCP
LSD-25: LSD
Laughing Gas: nitrous oxide
Lid poppers: amphetamines/speed
Liquid-E: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Liquid-G: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Liquid Incense: butyl nitrite
Liquid-X: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Locker Room: butyl nitrite
Look-alike Amphetamine: combination of caffeine with PPA and ephedrine
Love Drug: MDA, MDE, MDMA, MMDA
Ludes: methaqualone
Luminal: phenobarbital
"M": morphine
Magic Mushrooms: psilocybin
Mainlining: solution injected into bloodstream
Marching Powder: cocaine
Mary Jane: marijuana
Maui-Wowie: marijuana
Meth: amphetamines/speed
Mexican: marijuana
Mexican Mud: heroin
Mexican Valium: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Microdots: LSD
Morf: morphine
Mouthwash: contains alcohol
MPPP: analogs of synthetic narcotics
MPTP: analogs of synthetic narcotics
Natural Stimulant: caffeine
Nature's Quaalude: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Nembutal: pentobarbital
Nitrous: nitrous oxide
O J : combination of marijuana with opium
Organic Quaalude: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Panama Gold: marijuana
Panama Red: marijuana
PCP: phencyclidine
Peace Pill: PCP
Pearl-Flake: cocaine
PEPAP: analogs of synthetic narcotics
Pep-Pill: caffeine OR amphetamines/speed
Peruvian Marching Powder: cocaine
Peyote: mescaline
Peyote Buttons: mescaline (peyote cactus)
Poppers: butyl nitrite
Pot: marijuana
R-2: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
R-2-Do-U: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Ragweed: marijuana
Readyrock: crack cocaine (free base cocaine)
Reefer: marijuana
Rib: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Roach: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Roche: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Rock: cocaine free base
Rohypnol: flunitrazepam
Roofies: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Room Deodorizer: butyl nitrite
Rope: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Ropies: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Rophy: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Ro-Shay: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Ruff up: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Ruffies: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Rufflels: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Run-Trip-and-Fall: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
Rush: butyl nitrite Salty Water: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Sauce: alcohol
Scag: heroin
Schoolboy: codeine
Scoop: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Seconal: secobarbital
Sexual Assault drug: flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) or ã-hydroxybutyrate
Shit: Heroin
Shrooms: psilocybin
Sinse: marijuana
Sinsemilla: marijuana
Skin-popping: injected under skin
Skunk: marijuana brand
Smack: heroin
mokes: tobacco
Snorting: sniffing (powder)
Snow: cocaine
Soap: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Soap bar: Hashish
Solvent: inhalant
Somatomax: ã-hydroxybutyrate
Sopor: methaqualone
Special K: ketamine
Speed: amphetamines
Speedball: combination of cocaine with heroin
Spice: combination of spices and syntehetic cannaboids
Stardust: cocaineSticks: marijuana
Stiva: marijuana
Supergrass: combination of marijuana with PCP
Synthetic Heroin: analogs of synthetic narcotics
Tabs: LSD
Tea: leaves of Thea sinesis (term sometimes used for marijuana or PCP)
Thai-sticks: see "Sticks"
THC: The main active ingredient in Cannabis/Marijuana/Hasch
Three-inch Sticks: crack cocaine (free base cocaine)
Toking: The act of inhaling Marijuana
Toot: Cocaine
Tooties: barbiturates
Transmission Fluid: inhalant
Trips: LSD
Tuinal: amobarbital and secobarbital with butalbital, aspirin, and caffeine
Typewriter Correction Fluid: inhalant
Ups: amphetamines (or nonprescription stimulants)
Uppers: amphetamines (or nonprescription stimulants)
Vino: alcohol
Vitamin K: ketamine
Wake-ups: amphetamines/speed
Weed: marijuana
Weed Oil: marijuana
Whippitts: nitrous oxide
White Stuff: morphine
Whiz-bang: combination of cocaine with heroin OR cocaine with morphine
Whizz: speed
Windowpane: LSDXTC: MDMA, Ecstasy
Yellow-Jackets: barbiturates
Yerba mate: caffeine from leaves of ilex paraguariensis
Zonked: ã-hydroxybutyrate
714's: methaqualone

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