At first glance, you may think you know what these words have in common. But did you know they’re all slang for drugs? The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has identified more than 2,000 code words for drugs—and the list is always growing and changing. While it’s impossible to know every street name out there, it’s good to be aware that, many times, younger generations refer to drugs by terms they’ve coined.
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