Drug Slang: Test Your Knowledge

r> r>Remember when marijuana was called "reefer"? Your kids might know it better today as "chronic" or "schwagg." Addiction experts from the Menninger Clinic in Houston have created the following drug-slang quiz to help you spot drug references in your kids' conversations, or favorite music, movies and TV shows:

r>1.) "K-Hole" is slang for _______.

r>r>r>a. a type of "Special-K" or Ketamine (an anesthetic that can cause hallucinations)r>b. periods of Ketamine-induced confusion

2.) The painkiller OxyContin is also called ______.

r>r>r>a. Oxiesr>b. Cotton

3.) Rophies is the nickname for _______.

r>r>r>a. Rohypnol, the date rape drugr>b. the rush you feel after using cocaine

4.) Fry sticks are _______.

r>r>r>a. the act of injecting yourself with speedr>b. marijuana cigarettes dipped in formaldehyde and sometimes laced with PCP

5.) Inhaling a small amount of cocaine is called a _______.

r>r>r>a. bumpr>b. blip

6.) Combining the prescription drug Viagra with Ecstasy is called _______.

r>r>r>a. 24-7 heavenr>b. Sextasy

7.) Amped out is _______.

r>r>r>a. fatigue after using amphetaminer>b. using the maximum amount of steroids your body can take

8.) "Working Man's Cocaine" is a nickname for _______.

r>r>r>a. crack cocainer>b. methamphetamine

9.) A marijuana cigarette rolled with cocaine is called a _______.

r>r>r>a. primor>b. speedy

10.) Juice is a slang term for _________.

r>r>r> r>a. steroidsr>b. PCP

For more information on current drug slang, visit the White House Office of Drug Control Policy, or the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

r>Read other family health tips and updates here.

r>*Christina Elston is a senior editor and health writer for Dominion Parenting Media.*

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**Answer Key:**

(1) b, (2) b, (3) a, (4) b, (5) a, (6) b, (7) a, (8) b, (9) a, (10) both a and b.