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Define drug use and drug abuse?


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Answered 2010-01-02 06:25:18

For me the difference is drug use You can control it Drug abuse is the drug controls you


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Yes drug use is life abuse.

Drug use is when you use the drug to treat a symptom, for example, back pain or anxiety. Drug abuse is when you use a drug for the purpose of becoming intoxicated, or high.

Drug use is when you use a drug to treat certain symptoms, like back pain, or anxiety. Drug abuse is when you use a drug for the purpose of becoming intoxicated, or high.

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