Responsible drug use

Responsible Drug User's Oathsometimes drugs enter into our life
Responsible drug use maximizes the benefits and reduces the risk of negative impact on the lives of both the user and others.wikipedia
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Trip sitter

having a trip sitter (or "copilot") when taking hallucinogenic drugs
Trip sitters are also mentioned in the Responsible Drug User's Oath.

Psychoactive drug

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For illegal psychoactive drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances, some critics believe that illegal recreational use is inherently irresponsible, due to the unpredictable and unmonitored strength and purity of the drugs and the risks of addiction, infection, and other side effects.
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Drug overdose

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measuring accurate dosages, and take other precautions to reduce the risk of overdose when taking drugs where an overdose is possible
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Drug Policy Alliance

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Drug Policy Alliance
The stated priorities of the organization are the decriminalization of responsible drug use, the promotion of harm reduction and treatment in response to drug misuse, and the facilitation of open dialog about drugs between youth, parents, and educators.

Erowid

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Fundamentals of Responsible Psychoactive Use, Erowid
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Recreational drug use

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For illegal psychoactive drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances, some critics believe that illegal recreational use is inherently irresponsible, due to the unpredictable and unmonitored strength and purity of the drugs and the risks of addiction, infection, and other side effects.

Substance use disorder

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For illegal psychoactive drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances, some critics believe that illegal recreational use is inherently irresponsible, due to the unpredictable and unmonitored strength and purity of the drugs and the risks of addiction, infection, and other side effects.

Infection

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For illegal psychoactive drugs that are not diverted prescription controlled substances, some critics believe that illegal recreational use is inherently irresponsible, due to the unpredictable and unmonitored strength and purity of the drugs and the risks of addiction, infection, and other side effects.

Alcohol

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Nevertheless, harm-reduction advocates claim that the user can be responsible by employing the same general principles applicable to the use of alcohol: avoiding hazardous situations, excessive doses, and hazardous combinations of drugs; avoiding injection; and not using drugs at the same time as activities that may be unsafe without a sober state.

Drug checking

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if possible, chemically testing all drugs before use to determine their purity and strength

Lacing (drugs)

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attempting to gain the most pure and high-quality drugs laced with no cutting agent at best such as by buying on darknet markets

Cutting agent

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attempting to gain the most pure and high-quality drugs laced with no cutting agent at best such as by buying on darknet markets

Darknet market

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attempting to gain the most pure and high-quality drugs laced with no cutting agent at best such as by buying on darknet markets

Hallucinogen

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having a trip sitter (or "copilot") when taking hallucinogenic drugs

Social exclusion

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Drug use and users are often not considered socially acceptable; they are often marginalized socially and economically.

Amphetamine

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In the case of discriminate use of amphetamine, similar drugs and some other stimulants, work capacity actually increases, which in itself raises additional ethical considerations.

Substituted amphetamine

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In the case of discriminate use of amphetamine, similar drugs and some other stimulants, work capacity actually increases, which in itself raises additional ethical considerations.

Cocaine

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The morality of buying certain illegal drugs is also questioned given that the trade in cocaine, for instance, has been estimated to cause 20,000 deaths a year in Colombia alone. Harm reduction seeks to minimize the harms that can occur through the use of various drugs, whether legal (e.g. ethanol (alcohol), caffeine and nicotine), or illegal (e.g. heroin and cocaine).

Colombia

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The morality of buying certain illegal drugs is also questioned given that the trade in cocaine, for instance, has been estimated to cause 20,000 deaths a year in Colombia alone.

Land mine

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Increasing Western demand for cocaine causes several hundred thousand people to be displaced from their homes every year, indigenous people are enslaved to produce cocaine and people are killed by the land mines drug cartels place to protect their coca crops.

Harm reduction

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Nevertheless, harm-reduction advocates claim that the user can be responsible by employing the same general principles applicable to the use of alcohol: avoiding hazardous situations, excessive doses, and hazardous combinations of drugs; avoiding injection; and not using drugs at the same time as activities that may be unsafe without a sober state.

Hepatitis C

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Harm reduction worked so effectively that researchers and community policy makers adapted the theory to other diseases to which drug users were susceptible, such as Hepatitis C.

Ethanol

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Harm reduction seeks to minimize the harms that can occur through the use of various drugs, whether legal (e.g. ethanol (alcohol), caffeine and nicotine), or illegal (e.g. heroin and cocaine).

Caffeine

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Harm reduction seeks to minimize the harms that can occur through the use of various drugs, whether legal (e.g. ethanol (alcohol), caffeine and nicotine), or illegal (e.g. heroin and cocaine).

Nicotine

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Harm reduction seeks to minimize the harms that can occur through the use of various drugs, whether legal (e.g. ethanol (alcohol), caffeine and nicotine), or illegal (e.g. heroin and cocaine).