Drug Abuse – Street Names and Terms Part 3

Drug abuse and addiction is a serious issue among teens, young adults and older adults, as well. Sometimes, loved ones don't quite pinpoint the beginning stages of addiction. Odd behaviors can sometimes be written off as stress and other things. We rarely want to admit to ourselves that people we love are abusing drugs. There are several ways, however, that will help you know whether or not they're using.

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Below, you'll find a list of street names and terms that are often used. You might not believe they're called this, as words like "candy", "cat" and other seemingly harmless terms are used. Familiarize this list and ones found in previous blogs, as well to ensure you're aware of your loved one's behavior.

  • Cest - marijuana
  • Cecil - cocaine
  • C-dust - cocaine
  • Cavite all star - marijuana
  • Caviar - crack
  • Catnip - marijuana cigarette
  • Cat valium - ketamine
  • Cat - methcathinone
  • Casper the ghost - crack
  • Cartwheels - amphetamine
  • Cartucho - package of marijuana cigarettes
  • Carrie Nation - cocaine
  • Carrie - cocaine
  • Carpet patrol - crack smokers searching the floor for crack
  • Carnie - cocaine
  • Carne - heroin
  • Carmabis - marijuana
  • Carga - heroin
  • Carburetor - crack stem attachment
  • Caps - heroin; psilocybin/psilocin
  • Caps - crack
  • Capital H - heroin
  • Cap up - transfer bulk form drugs to capsules
  • Cap - crack; LSD
  • Cannabis tea - marijuana
  • Cannabinol - PCP
  • Candy flipping - combining or sequencing LSD with MDMA
  • Candy C - cocaine
  • Candy - cocaine; crack; depressant; amphetamine
  • Cancelled stick - marijuana cigarette
  • Canappa - marijuana
  • Canamo - marijuana
  • Canadian black - marijuana
  • Can - marijuana; 1 ounce
  • Came - cocaine
  • Cambodian red/Cam red - marijuana from Cambodia
  • Cam trip - high potency marijuana
  • California sunshine - LSD
  • California cornflakes - cocaine
  • Cakes - round discs of crack
  • Caine - cocaine; crack
  • Cadillac express - methcathinone
  • Cadillac - PCP
  • Cad/Cadillac - 1 ounce
  • Cactus head - mescaline
  • Cactus buttons - mescaline
  • Cactus - mescaline
  • Caca - heroin
  • Cabello - cocaine
  • Caballo - heroin
  • C.S. - marijuana
  • C joint - place where cocaine is sold
  • C & M - cocaine and morphine
  • C - cocaine
  • Buzz bomb - nitrous oxide
  • Buzz - under the influence of drugs
  • Butu - heroin
  • Buttons - mescaline
  • Butter flower - marijuana
  • Butter - marijuana; crack
  • Butt naked - PCP
  • Busy bee - PCP
  • Busters - depressant
  • Busted - arrested
  • Bud - marijuana
  • Buck - shoot someone in the head
  • Bubble gum - cocaine; crack
  • Browns - amphetamine
  • Brownies - amphetamine
  • Brown sugar - heroin
  • Brown rhine - heroin
  • Brown dots - LSD
  • Brown crystal - heroin
  • Brown bombers - LSD

Remember, identifying a drug addict's behavior in the beginning is hard. Don't blame yourself. If you've noticed this type of terminology being used, combined with odd actions or doings, be sure to contact Legacy Freedom to talk about the next steps. Substance abuse treatment centers in Charlotte NC are almost always the best solution for recover.

If you, or someone you know, is suffering from a substance abuse problem, it's time to get help. While it’s easy to believe that you are alone in this struggle that is the farthest thing from the truth. There are numerous people dealing with addiction in the world. Regardless of how bad drug or alcohol use has become, help is always available. Contact substance abuse treatment centers in Charlotte NC. We are here to help you get back on track to a healthier, happier life.

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