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DRUG TYPE  STREET NAME  LOOKS LIKE  DETECTABLE 
IN BODY
HOW USED 
Marijuana   Pot, Reefer, Grass, Weed, Dope, Ganja, Mary Jane, or Sinsemilla  Like dried parsley, with stems and/or seeds; rolled into cigarettes or cigars   2 days to 11 wks Smoked or eaten 
Tetrahydrocannabinol  THC  Soft gelatin capsules  2 days to 11 wks Taken orally 
Hashish   Hash  Brown or black cakes or balls  2 days to 11 wks Smoked or eaten 
Hashish Oil   Hash Oil  Concentrated syrupy liquid varying in color from clear to black  2 days to 11 wks Smoked - mixed with tobacco 
Nitrous Oxide  Laughing gas or Whippets  Small 8-gram metal cylinder sold with a balloon or pipe propellant for whipped cream in aerosol spray can  unknown Vapors inhaled 
Amyl Nitrite  Poppers or Snappers  Clear yellowish liquid in ampules  unknown Vapors inhaled 
Butyl Nitrite  Rush, Bolt, Bullet, Locker Room, and Climax  In small bottles  unknown Vapors inhaled 
Chlorohydrocarbons  Aerosol sprays or cleaning fluids  Aerosol paint cans  unknown Vapors inhaled 
Hydrocarbons   Solvents  Cans of aerosol propellants, gasoline, glue, paint thinner  unknown Vapors inhaled 
Cocaine  Coke, Snow, Nose Candy, Flake, Blow, Big C, Lady, White, and Snowbirds  White crystalline powder  2 to 4 days Inhaled, injected 
Crack cocaine   Crack, rock, freebase  White to tan pellets or crystalline rocks that look like soap  2 to 4 days Smoked 
Amphetamines  Speed, Uppers, Ups, Black beauties, Pep pills, Copilots, Bumblebees, Hearts, Benzedrine, Dexedrine, Footballs, and Biphetamine  Capsules, pills, tablets  8 to 24 hours Taken orally, injected, inhaled 
Methamphetamines   Crank, Crystal meth, Crystal methadrine, and Speed  White powder, pills, rock that resembles a block of paraffin  2 to 4 days Taken orally, injected, inhaled 
Additional Stimulants   Ritalin, Cylert, Preludin, Didrex, Pre-State, Voranil, Sandrex, and Plegine  Pills or capsules  2 to 4 days Taken orally, injected 
Barbiturates   Downers, Barbs, Blue Devils, Red Devils, Yellow Jacket, Yellows, Nembutal, Tuinals, Seconal, and Amytal  Red, yellow, blue, or red and blue capsules  2 to 10 days Taken orally 
Methaqualone   Quaaludes, Ludes, Sopors  Tablets  2 wks Taken orally 
Tranquilizers  Valium, Librium, Miltown, Serax, Equanil, Miltown, and Tranxene  Tablets or capsules  2 to 7 days Taken orally 
Phencyclidine  PCP, Hog, Angel Dust, Loveboat, Lovely  What does it look like - Liquid, white crystalline powder, pills, capsules  2 to 8 days Taken orally, injected, smoked (sprayed on joints or cigarettes) 
Lysergic acid diethylamide  LSD, Acid, Microdot, White lightning, Blue heaven, and Sugar Cubes  Colored tablets, blotter paper, clear liquid, thin squares of gelatin  8 hours Taken orally, licked off paper, gelatin, and liquid can be put in the eyes. 
Mescaline and Peyote  Mesc, Buttons, and Cactus  Hard brown discs, tablets, capsules  2 to 3 days Discs - chewed, swallowed, or smoked or Tablets and capsules - taken orally 
Psilocybin   Magic Mushrooms, 'shrooms  Fresh or dried mushrooms  6 hours Chewed or swallowed 
Heroin   Smack, Horse, Mud, Brown sugar, Junk, Black tar, and Big H  White to dark-brown powder or tarlike substance  1 to 4 days Injected, smoked, or inhaled 
Codeine  Empirin compound with codeine, Tylenol with codeine, Codeine in cough medicine  Dark liquid varying in thickness, capsules, tablets  1 to 2 days Taken orally, injected 
Morphine  Pectoral syrup  White crystals, hypodermic tablets, or injectable solutions  1 to 3 days Taken orally, injected, or smoked 
Opium  Paregoric, Dover's Powder, Parepectolin  Dark brown chunks, powder  1 to 2 days Smoked, eaten, or injected 
Meperidine  Pethidine, Demerol, Mepergan  White powder, solution, tablets  1 to 2 days Taken orally, injected 
Other narcotics  Percocet, Percodan, Tussionex, Fentanyl, Darvon, Talwin, and Lomotil  Tablets or capsules  8 to 24 hours Taken orally, injected 
Analog of Fentanyl (Narcotic)  Synthetic heroin, China white  White powder  unknown Inhaled, injected 
Analog of Meperidine (Narcotic)  MPTP (New heroin), MPPP, synthetic heroin  White powder  unknown Inhaled, injected 
Analog of Amphetamines or Methamphetamines (Hallucinogens)  MDMA (Ecstasy, XTC, Adam, Essence), MDM, STP, PMA, 2, 5-DMA, TMA, DOM, DOB, EVE  White powder, tablets, or capsules  unknown Taken orally, injected, or inhaled 
Analog of Phencyclidine (PCP)  PCPy, PCE  White powder  unknown Taken orally, injected, or smoked 
 
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