Most Common Drug Names

Charlotte Drug and Alcohol Treatment CenterDo you suspect that your teen son or daughter is using drugs? If so, approaching them in the right way can be difficult. Teens are sometimes hard to handle without drug use. Add substance abuse into the mix and you might think you're entering your worst parenting nightmare. Thankfully, there are ways to approach your teens about drug use. There are also ways to ensure they're using before you approach them.

Working with our Charlotte drug and alcohol treatment center, as well as, doing a little research on your own will be helpful. Below, you'll find a list of drug names and their street names, as well. Knowing what your children are talking about with their friends will help you uncover the truth about their behavior.

Drug Names | Charlotte Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center

  • C: cocaine
  • C joint: place where cocaine is sold
  • C & M: cocaine and morphine
  • C.S.: marijuana
  • C-dust: cocaine
  • C-game: cocaine
  • Caballo: heroin
  • Cabello: cocaine
  • Caca: heroin
  • Cactus: mescaline
  • Cactus buttons: mescaline
  • Cactus head: mescaline
  • Cad/Cadillac: 1 ounce
  • Cadillac: PCP
  • Cadillac express: methcathinone
  • Cakes: round discs of crack
  • Caine: cocaine; crack
  • California cornflakes: cocaine
  • California sunshine: LSD
  • Cam trip: high potency marijuana
  • Cambodian red/Cam red: marijuana from Cambodia
  • Came: cocaine
  • Can: marijuana; 1 ounce
  • Canadian black: marijuana
  • Canamo: marijuana
  • Canappa: marijuana
  • Cancelled stick: marijuana cigarette
  • Candy: cocaine; crack; depressant; amphetamine
  • Candy C: cocaine
  • Candy flipping: combining or sequencing LSD with MDMA
  • Cannabinol: PCP
  • Cannabis tea: marijuana
  • Cap: crack; LSD
  • Caps: crack
  • Cap up: transfer bulk form drugs to capsules
  • Capital H: heroin
  • Caps: heroin; psilocybin/psilocin
  • Carburetor: crack stem attachment
  • Carga: heroin
  • Carmabis: marijuana
  • Carne: heroin
  • Carnie: cocaine
  • Carpet patrol: crack smokers searching the floor for crack
  • Carrie: cocaine
  • Carrie Nation: cocaine
  • Cartucho: package of marijuana cigarettes
  • Cartwheels: amphetamine
  • Casper the ghost: crack
  • Cat: methcathinone
  • Cat valium: ketamine
  • Catnip: marijuana cigarette
  • Caviar: crack
  • Cavite all star: marijuana
  • Cecil: cocaine
  • Cest: marijuana
  • Chalk: methamphetamine; amphetamine
  • Chalked up: under the influence of cocaine
  • Chalking: chemically altering the color of cocaine so it looks white
  • Chandoo/chandu: opium
  • Channel: vein into which a drug is injected
  • Channel swimmer: one who injects heroin
  • Charas: marijuana from India
  • Charge: marijuana
  • Charged up: under the influence of drugs
  • Charley: heroin
  • Charlie: cocaine
  • Chase: to smoke cocaine; to smoke marijuana
  • Chaser: compulsive crack user
  • Chasing the dragon: crack and heroin
  • Chasing the tiger: to smoke heroin
  • Cheap basing: crack
  • Check: personal supply of drugs
  • Cheeba: marijuana
  • Cheeo: marijuana
  • Chemical: crack
  • Chewies: crack
  • Chiba chiba: high potency marijuana from Columbia
  • Chicago black: marijuana, term from Chicago
  • Chicago green: marijuana
  • Chicken powder: amphetamine
  • Chicken scratch: searching on hands and knees for crack
  • Chicle: heroin
  • Chief: LSD; mescaline
  • Chieva: heroin
  • China cat: high potency heroin
  • China girl: fentanyl
  • China town: fentanyl
  • China White: fentanyl
  • Chinese molasses: opium
  • Chinese red: heroin
  • Chinese tobacco: opium
  • Chip: heroin
  • Chipper: occasional Hispanic user
  • Chipping: using drugs occasionally
  • Chippy: cocaine
  • Chira: marijuana
  • Chiva: heroin
  • Chocolate: opium; amphetamine
  • Chocolate chips: LSD
  • Chocolate ecstasy: crack madebrown by adding chocolate milk powder during production
  • Choe: cocaine
  • Cholly: cocaine
  • Chorals: depressant
  • Christina: amphetamine
  • Christmas rolls: depressant
  • Christmas tree: marijuana; depressant; amphetamine
  • Chronic: marijuana; marijuana mixed with crack
  • Chucks: hunger following withdrawal from heroin
  • Churus: marijuana
  • Chystal methadrine: amphetamine
  • Cid: LSD
  • Cigarette paper: packet of heroin
  • Cigarrode cristal: PCP
  • Citrol: high potency marijuana, from Nepal
  • CJ: PCP
  • Clarity: MDMA
  • Clear up: stop drug use
  • Clicker: crack and PCP
  • Cliffhanger: PCP
  • Climax: crack; isobutyl nitrite; heroin
  • Climb: marijuana cigarette
  • Clips: rows of vials heat-sealed together
  • Clocking paper: profits from selling drugs
  • Closet baser: user of crack who prefers anonymity
  • Cloud: crack
  • Cloud nine: crack
  • Cluck: crack smoker
  • Co-pilot: amphetamine
  • Coasting: under the influence of drugs
  • Coasts to coasts: amphetamine
  • Coca: cocaine
  • Cocaine blues: depression after extended cocaine use
  • Cochornis: marijuana
  • Cocktail: cigarette laced with cocaine or crack; partially smoked marijuana cigarette inserted in regular cigarette
  • Cocoa puff: to smoke cocaine and marijuana
  • Coconut: cocaine
  • Coco rocks: dark brown crack made by adding chocolate pudding during production
  • Coco snow: benzocaine used as cutting agent for crack
  • Cod: large amount of money
  • Coffee: LSD
  • Coke: cocaine; crack
  • Coke bar: bar where cocaine is openly used
  • Cola: cocaine
  • Cold turkey: sudden withdrawal from drugs
  • Coli: marijuana
  • Coliflor tostao: marijuana
  • Colorado cocktail: marijuana
  • Columbian: marijuana
  • Columbo: PCP
  • Columbus black: marijuana
  • Comeback: benzocaine and mannitol used to adulterate cocaine for conversion to crack
  • Come home: end a "trip" from LSD
  • Conductor: LSD
  • Connect: purchase drugs; supplier of illegal drugs
  • Contact lens: LSD
  • Cook: mix heroin with water; heating heroin to prepare it for injection
  • Cook down: process in which users liquify heroin in order to inhale it
  • Cooker: to inject a drug
  • Cookies: crack
  • Coolie: cigarette laced with cocaine
  • Cooler: cigarette laced with a drug
  • Cop: obtain drugs
  • Copping zones: specific areas where buyers can purchase drugs
  • Coral: depressant
  • Coriander seeds: cash
  • Corine: cocaine
  • Cork the air: to inhale cocaine
  • Corrinne: cocaine
  • Cosa: marijuana
  • Cotics: heroin
  • Coties: codeine
  • Cotton: currency
  • Cotton brothers: cocaine, heroin and morphine
  • Courage pills: heroin; depressant
  • Course note: bill larger than $2
  • Cozmo's: PCP
  • Crack: cocaine
  • Crack attack: craving for crack
  • Crack back: crack and marijuana
  • Crack cooler: crack soaked in wine cooler
  • Crack kits: glass pipe and copper mesh
  • Cracker jacks: crack smokers
  • Crackers: LSD
  • Crack gallery: place where crack is bought and sold
  • Crack spot: area where people can purchase crack
  • Crank: methamphetamine; amphetamine; methcathinone
  • Cranking up: to inject a drug
  • Crankster: person who uses or manufactures methamphetamine
  • Crap/crop: low quality heroin
  • Crash: sleep off effects of drugs
  • Crazy coke: PCP
  • Crazy Eddie: PCP
  • Crazy weed: marijuana
  • Credit card: crack stem
  • Crib: crack
  • Crimmie: cigarette laced with crack
  • Crink: methamphetamine
  • Cripple: marijuana cigarette
  • Cris: methamphetamine
  • Crisscross: amphetamine
  • Cristina: methamphetamine
  • Cristy: smokable methamphetamine
  • Croak: crack and methamphetamine
  • Cross tops: amphetamine
  • Crossroads: amphetamine
  • Crown crap: heroin
  • Crumbs: tiny pieces of crack
  • Crunch & Munch: crack
  • Cruz: opium from Veracruz, Mexico
  • Crying weed: marijuana
  • Crypto: methamphetamine
  • Crystal: methamphetamine; PCP; amphetamine; cocaine
  • Crystal joint: PCP
  • Crystal meth: methamphetamine
  • Cystal T: PCP
  • Crystal tea: LSD
  • Cube: 1 ounce; LSD
  • Cubes: marijuana tablets
  • Culican: high potency marijuana from Mexico
  • Cupcakes: LSD
  • Cura: heroin
  • Cushion: vein into which a drug is injected
  • Cut: adulterate drugs
  • Cut-deck: heroin mixed with powdered milk
  • Cycline: PCP
  • Cyclones: PCP

Be sure to visit back with us again soon to learn more common drug names and their street terms, as well.

Charlotte Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center

Legacy Freedom is here for you and your teen. Our alternative programs are geared toward the needs of the patient. We don't offer an in-house facility, either. Outpatient therapy has proven to be far more successful than that of a traditional, lock-down facility. We encourage teens to go about their school and work schedules while receiving treatment. We also encourage parents to join us for group sessions as well.

Charlotte Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center

If your teen son or daughter is suffering from a substance abuse problem, it's time to get them some help. While it’s easy for them to believe they are alone in this struggle that is the farthest thing from the truth. There are numerous teens and young adults dealing with addiction, all over the world. Regardless of how bad drug or alcohol use has become, help is always available. Contact Legacy Freedom if your teen needs our drug and alcohol treatment services. We are here to help them get back on track to a healthier, happier life.

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