angel dust

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Man kicks gas pumps at local station: Orange Police Blotter," 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, "Houston is the largest metro area with significant PCP problem, report says," 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, "Cleveland man charged in deadly Thanksgiving crash had PCP in his system, indictment says," 4 Feb. 2020 Your older sister, DeLonna, was heavily into PCP, angel dust. Doreen St. Félix, The New Yorker, "The State," 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, "$17K medical charge to pee in a cup," 19 Feb. 2018

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Angel dust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel%20dust. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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angel dust

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