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Question about illegal drugs

(8 Posts)
jalopy Fri 12-Jun-09 18:49:48

If the term 'gear' is used, is this a general term for drugs or a particular drug?

Thanks

unavailable Fri 12-Jun-09 18:56:52

I have always thought it was used for heroin rather than a generic term for drugs, but there may be regional differences.

skidoodle Fri 12-Jun-09 18:58:51

Usually heroin, although some young eejits don't realise this and use it to refer to their soapbar hash

jalopy Fri 12-Jun-09 19:47:24

Thank you.

notnowbernard Fri 12-Jun-09 19:48:44

I think of heroin

Have heard people refer to cannabis as gear though

DarrellRivers Fri 12-Jun-09 19:49:06

Agree re cannabis too

whomovedmychocolate Fri 12-Jun-09 19:49:35

Gear is heroin - the Talk to Frank site is v good for understanding the terminology

magnolia74 Fri 12-Jun-09 19:50:27

Its commonly used for cannabis too

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