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Recent Examples on the Web Prosecutors allege that Lewis and an associate, who were both involved in the drug trade, were driving around South Boston in July 1984 searching for another drug dealer suspected of telling Bulger that Lewis’s associate was selling angel dust. Globe Staff,, 27 May 2022 Friends said that before his death, Mr. Prude had begun to rely more heavily on the drug PCP, also known as angel dust, which can cause erratic behavior. New York Times, 23 Feb. 2021 Police and an ambulance were called to a local restaurant around 10:30 a.m. July 26 regarding an employee whom the caller thought was on the drug known as angel dust (PCP) and was now pacing, angry and otherwise bouncing off the walls. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 30 July 2020 The research found traces of PCP — formally known as Phencyclidine but also angel dust — in 615 blood samples taken during DWI arrests between 2013 and 2018, with the typical user being black men in their 30s. Nicole Hensley, Houston Chronicle, 12 Feb. 2020 The indictment says that Duncan’s urine tested positive for Phencyclidine, the hallucinogenic drug also known as angel dust. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, 4 Feb. 2020 Your older sister, DeLonna, was heavily into PCP, angel dust. Doreen St. Félix, The New Yorker, 14 Mar. 2018 Media: Fox5DC The lab had done a lengthy screening for a collection of unrelated drugs that included tests to detect marijuana, cocaine, an even PCP, commonly known as angel dust, KHN reported. Jenny Deam, Houston Chronicle, 19 Feb. 2018 See More

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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31 May 2022

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