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Psilocybin is a hallucinogen derived from mushrooms.
The residents of this relatively benign zone are kept safe by armed guards and ramparts made of shipping containers and kept happy with hallucinogens and dance music.
Alcohol at 14; pot at 15; hallucinogens at 18 or 19, and then cocaine.
To believe any stadium is going to get done by 2020 requires hallucinogens.
His passenger, 46-year-old James Curtis of Maine, was charged with failure to wear a seat belt, possession of a hallucinogen, possession of a narcotic and possession of a narcotic with intent to sell.
The Supreme Court previously ruled under the religious freedom act that a small sect of a Brazilian religion could import ayahuasca, containing the hallucinogen dimethyltryptamine, because a sect in New Mexico used it as part of a sacramental tea.
The Supreme Court ruled against two Oregon drug and alcohol counselors who had been fired by a private drug rehabilitation organization for ingesting the hallucinogen peyote as part of a religious ceremony at their Native American church.
In western terms, the hallucinogen is a Faustian bargain.
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Origin and Etymology of hallucinogen
hallucination + -o- + -gen
First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
HALLUCINOGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hallucinogen for English Language Learners
: a substance (such as a drug) that causes people to see or sense things that are not real : a substance that causes hallucinations
HALLUCINOGEN Defined for Kids
Definition of hallucinogen for Students
: a drug that causes hallucinations
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