on drugs


: using drugs or high on drugs
She looks like she's on drugs.

Examples of on drugs in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2020 alone, generics and biosimilars saved Americans $338 billion on drugs. Lauren Larson, Men's Health, 7 Sep. 2023 The Maryland Cannabis Administration announced the creation of its Social Equity Verification Portal Friday in anticipation of the Jan. 1 deadline to distribute new grower, processor and retail licenses to communities disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. Hannah Gaskill, Baltimore Sun, 5 Sep. 2023 Richard Nixon is said to have begun America’s war on drugs on June 17, 1971. David Harsanyi, National Review, 14 Sep. 2023 Large portions of the revenue from a 9% sales tax on recreational cannabis will go to communities disproportionally affected by the war on drugs. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 10 Sep. 2023 Hunter Biden wrote extensively in his 2021 memoir about his behavior while on drugs and his subsequent recovery. Tal Axelrod, ABC News, 10 Sep. 2023 In Monday’s case, the man appeared to be either high on drugs or in mental crisis, witnesses said. Agreen, oregonlive, 8 Sep. 2023 According to a plea agreement entered in federal court Tuesday morning, former Deputy Miguel Vega and his partner later tried to cover up their actions by filing reports falsely claiming that the skateboarder, Jesus Alegria, was on drugs and acting aggressive. Keri Blakinger, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2023 If not the only nation that doesn’t negotiate prices on drugs. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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“On drugs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20drugs. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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