The drug community has a vast array of slang words for illegal substances. Performing a forensics search on these terms takes knowledge and awareness of them (as it does in any other investigation). To this end MacForensicsLab feels it is important for examiners to have access to lists like this.
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To give you an idea of how complex these lists can be, here is an open example
Flatliners, Golden eagle, 2CB, Gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB, LSD, Lysergic acid diethylamide, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Methylphenidate, Ritalin, Alpha-ET, Love pearls, Love pills, Aimies, Back dex, Bam, Bambita, B-bombs, Beans, Bennie, Bens, Benz, Benzedrine, Benzidrine, Biphetamine, Black and white, Black beauties, Black birds, Black bombers, Black cadillacs, Black mollies, Blacks, Blue boy, Blue mollies, Bolt, Bombido, Bombita, Bottles, Brain pills, Brain ticklers, Brownies, Browns, Bumblebees, Candy, Cartwheels, Chalk, Chicken powder, Chocolate, Christina, Christmas tree, Coasts to coasts, Co-pilot, Crank, Crisscross, Cross tops, Crossroads, Crystal, Crystal methadrine, Debs, Dex, Dexedrine, Dexies, Diamonds, Diet pills, Dolls, Dominoes, Double cross, Drivers, Eye opener, Eye openers, Fastin, Fives, Footballs, Forwards, French blue, Gaggler, Glass, Greenies, Head drugs, Hearts, Horse heads, Hydro, Iboga, Inbetweens, Jam, Jam cecil, Jelly baby, Jelly bean, Jolly bean, Jugs, Khat, L.A., Leapers, Lid poppers, Lid proppers, Lightning, Little bomb, MAO, Marathons, Methedrine, Mini beans, Minibennie, Monoamine oxidase, Morning shot, Nineteen, Nugget, Oranges, Peaches, Pep pills, Pink hearts, Pixies, Pollutants, Powder, Purple hearts, Rhythm, Rippers, Road dope, Rosa, Roses, Slammin, Slamming, Snap, Snow, Snow pallets, Sparkle plenty, Sparklers, Speed, Speedball, Spivias, Splash, Splivins, Star, Strawberry shortcake, Sweeties, Sweets, Tens, The C, Thrusters, TR-6s, Truck drivers, Turkey, Turnabout, U.S.P., Uppers, Uppies, Wake ups, West Coast turnarounds, Whiffledust, White, White Cross, Whites, Amp, Batman, Bazooka, Bazulco, Beam, Bernice, Bernie, Bernie's flakes, Bernie's gold dust, Big bloke, Big C, Big flake, Big rush, Billie hoke, Birdie powder, Blanca, Blanco, Blast, Blow, Bolivian marching powder, Bouncing powder, Boy, Brick, Bubble gum, Bump, Burese, Burnese, Bush, Cabello, Cadillac, Caine, California cornflakes, Came, Candy, Candy C, Carnie, Carrie, Carrie Nation, C-dust, Cecil, C-game, Charlie, Chippy, Choe, Cholly, Coca, Coconut, Coke, Cola, Combol, Corrine, Corrinne, Cotton brothers, Crack, Crystal, Dama blanca, Devil's dandruff, Double bubble, Dream, Duct, Dust, El diablito, El diablo, El Perico (aka parrot), Esnortiar, Everclear, Flake, Florida snow, Foo Foo, Foo foo stuff, Foo-foo dust, Foolish powder, Freeze, Friskie powder, Gift-of-the-sun, Gift-of-the-sun-god, Gin, Girl, Girlfriend, Glad stuff, Gold dust, Happy dust, Happy powder, Happy trails, Have a dust, Haven dust, Heaven, Heaven dust, Henry VIII, Her, Hooter, Hunter, Ice, Icing, Inca message, Jam, Jejo, Jelly, Joy powder, Junk, King, King's habit, Lady, Lady caine, Lady snow, Late night, Leaf, Line, Love affair, Mama coca, Marching dust, Marching powder, Mayo, Merck, Merk, Mojo, Monster, Mosquitos, Movie star drug, Mujer, Nieve, Nose, Nose candy, Nose powder, Nose stuff, Number 3, Oyster stew, Paradise, Paradise white, Pearl, Percia, Percio, Perico, Peruvian, Peruvian flake, Peruvian lady, Piece, Pimp, Polvo blanco, Powder, Powder diamonds, Press, Quill, Racehorse charlie, Rane, Ready rock, Rock, Rocks, Roxanne, Rush, Schmeck, Schoolboy, Scorpion, Scottie, Serpico 21, Sevenup, She, Sleigh ride, Snow, Snow bird, Snow white, Snowcones, Society high, Soda, Star, Stardust, Star-spangled powder, Studio fuel, Sugar, Sweet stuff, Talco, Tardust, Teenager, Teeth, Thing, Toot, Trails, Turkey, White girl, White horse, White lady, White mosquito, White powder, Whiz bang, Wings, Witch, Woolas, Yeyo, Zip, C & M, Goofball, Lace, Primo, Snow seals, Frisco special, -- sometimes also laced with PCP, Fuel, Geek, Geek-joints, Casper, Casper the ghost, Caviar, CDs, Chalk, Chemical, Chewies, Cloud, Cloud nine, Coke, Cookies, Crank, Crib, Crunch & Munch, Cubes, Devil drug, Devil's dandruff, Devilsmoke, Dice, Dime, Dime special, Dip, Dirty basing, Double yoke, Eastside player, Egg, Electric Kool Aid, Famous dimes, Fat bags, Fish scales, Freebase, French fries, Fries, Fry, Garbage rock, Girl, Glo, Gold, Golf ball, Gravel, Grit, Groceries, Hail, Half track, Hamburger helper, Hard ball, Hard line, Hard rock, Hell, Hit, Hotcakes, How do you like me now?, Hubba, Hubba, Ice, Ice cube, Issues, Jelly beans, Johnson, Kokomo, Kryptonite, Love, Ma'a, Mixed jive, New addition, Nuggets, Parlay, Paste, Patico, Pebbles, Pee Wee, Piece, Piedra, Piles, Pony, Press, Prime time, Product, Purple caps, Purple haze, Raw, Ready rock, Real tops, Red caps, "Regular ""P""", Rest in peace, Roca, Rock, Rock attack, Rocks, Rocks of hell, Rooster, Rox, Roz, Schoolcraft, Scrabble, Scramble, Scruples, Seven-Up, Shabu, Sherms, Sightball, Sleet, Smoke, Soap, Soup, Space, Speed, Square time Bob, Stones, Sugar, Sugar block, Swell up, Teeth, Tension, The devil, Thing, Tissue, Top gun, Tornado, Toss up, Toss-ups, Troop, Tweaks, Twenty rock, Twinkie, Ultimate, Wave, Whack, White ball, White ghost, White sugar, White tornado, Window pane, Wrecking crew, Yahoo, Yale, Yam, Yayoo, Yeaho, Yeah-O, Yimyom, Demo, Geeker, Go-fast, Blade, Stove top, Tina, Backwards, Bam, Bambs, Bank bandit pills, Barb, Barbies, Beans, Black beauties, Block busters, Blue, Blue angels, Blue birds, Blue bullets, Blue devil, Blue dolls, Blue heavens, Blue tips, Bombido, Bombita, Busters, Candy, Chorals, Christmas rolls, Christmas tree, Coral, Courage pills, Disco biscuit, Disco biscuits, Dolls, Double trouble, Downer, Downie, Drowsy high, G.B., Gangster pills, Golf balls, Goofball, Goofers, Gorilla pills, Green dragons, Green frog, Idiot pills, Inbetweens, Jellies, Jelly bean, Joy juice, King Kong pills, Lay back, Lib (Librium), Little bomb, Love drug, Ludes, Luding out, Luds, M&M, Marshmallow reds, Mexican reds, Mickey Finn, Mickey's, Mighty Joe Young, Mother's little helper, Nebbies, Nemmies, Nimbies, No worries, Peanut, Peter, Peth, Phennies, Phenos, Pink ladies, Purple hearts, Quads, Quas, Rainbows, Red and blue, Red bullets, Red devil, Reds, Seccy, Seggy, Sleeper, Softballs, Sopers, Stoppers, Strawberries, Stumbler, Tooles, Tooties, Tranq, Tuie, Uncle Milty, Ups and downs, Yellow, Yellow bullets, Yellow jackets, Bambita, Hospital heroin, 45 Minute Psychosis, AMT, Businessman's LSD, Businessman's special, Businessman's trip, DET, DMT, Fantasia, 420, 2-for-1 sale, (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), Factory, (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), Hit, Hit house, Meth monster, - used in making Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), Revivarant, - used in making Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), Revivarant-G, Blue vials, Boomers, Brown bombers, Brown dots, California sunshine, Cap, Chief, Chocolate chips, Cid, Coffee, Comic book, Conductor, Contact lens, Crackers, Crystal tea, Cube, Cupcakes, Deeda, Domes, Doses, Dosure, Dots, Double dome, Electric Kool Aid, Elvis, Felix the Cat, Fields, Flash, Flat blues, Ghost, God's flesh, Golden dragon, Goofy's, Grape parfait, Green double domes, Green single dome, Green wedge, Grey shields, Hats, Hawaiian sunshine, Hawk, Haze, Head light, Heavenly blue, Instant zen, Lason sa daga, LBJ, Lens, Lime acid, Little smoke, Logor, Loony Toons, LSD, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, Mellow yellow, Mickey's, Microdot, Mighty Quinn, Mind detergent, One way, Optical illusions, Orange barrels, Orange cubes, Orange haze, Orange micro, Orange wedges, Owsley, Owsley's acid, Pane, Paper acid, Peace, Peace tablets, Pearly gates, Pellets, Pink blotters, Pink panther, Pink robots, Pink wedges, Pink witches, Potato, Pure love, Purple barrels, Purple flats, Purple gel tabs, Purple haze, Purple hearts, Purple ozoline, Rainbow, Recycle, Red lips, Royal blues, Russian sickles, Sacrament, Sandoz, Smears, Snowmen, South parks, Squirrel, Strawberry, Strawberry fields, Sugar, Sugar cubes, Sugar lumps, Sunshine, Superman, Tabs, Tail lights, The Ghost, The Hawk, Ticket, Timothy Leary, Twenty-five, Vodka acid, Watercolors, Wedding bells, Wedge, White dust, White lightning, White Owsley's, Window glass, Window pane, Yellow, Yellow dimples, Yellow Sunshine, Ying Yang, Zen, Zig Zag man, Acapulco gold, Acapulco red, Ace, Afgani indica, African, African black, African bush, African woodbine, Airplane, Alice B. Toklas, Amp, Bad seed, Bale, Bamba, Bambalacha, Bammies, Bammy, Bar, Bash, BC bud, Belyando spruce, Bhang, Black, Black bart, Black ganga, Black gold, Black gungi, Black gunion, Black mo, Black moat, Black mote, Blanket, Blast, Block, Blonde, Blowing smoke, Blue de hue, Blue sage, Blue sky blond, L.A. Glass, L.A. Ice, Lemon drop, Load of Laundry, Maui-wowie, Meth, Methlies Quik, Mexican crack, Mexican crack, Motorcycle crack, Nazimeth, OZs, Peanut butter, Pink, Pink elephants, Pink hearts, Poor man's coke, Poppers, Quartz, Quill, Red, Redneck cocaine, Rock, Schmiz, Scootie, Shabu, Sketch, Soap, Soap dope, drug), Yellow bam, Yellow jackets, Yellow powder, Stove top, Tweek, Christmas tree, 714s, Ludes, Sporos, Bathtub speed, Cadillac express, Cat, Crank, Ephedrone, Gagers, Gaggers, Go-fast, Goob, Khat, Qat, Slick superspeed, Somali tea, Star, Stat, The C, Tweeker, Wonder star, Bibs, Care bears, Letter biscuits, Dianabol, Flatliners, Golden eagle, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Methylphenidate, Ritalin, Alpha-ET