Ever hear a term used by a friend or loved one and not know what it is? Do you suspect someone may be using a drug but unsure of what substance? Below is a list of “street names” for five of the most commonly abused drugs: Oxycodone, methamphetamine, crystal meth, marijuana, heroin, and cocaine.

1. Oxycodone (Brand name Oxycotin)  Common Drug Street Names

  • Oxy

  • O

  • OC

  • Cotton

  • Oxy 80’s

  • Kickers

  • Cotton

  • Hillbilly Heroin

2. Methamphetamine

  • Meth

  • Beanies

  • Speed

  • Crank

  • Chicken feed

  • Cinnamon

3. Crystal Meth

  • Crystal

  • Tina

  • Cris/Cristy

  • Glass

  • Tweak

  • Shards

  • Ice

  • Quartz

3. Marijuana

  • Weed

  • Pot

  • Ganja

  • Grass

  • Herb

  • Skunk

  • Blunt

  • Hemp

  • Joint

  • Puff

  • Splif

  • Mary Jane

  • Hemp

  • Herb

  • Purple Haze

4. Heroin

  • Smack

  • Thunder

  • Horse

  • H

  • Dope

  • Junk

  • Black tar

  • Mud

  • Brown sugar

5. Cocaine

  • Blow

  • Snow

  • Coke/Cola

  • Blizzard

  • Powder

  • Sniff

  • Nose candy

  • Dust

  • Toot

You can find out more at the following sites:

www.drugabuse.gov

www.dea.gov

 

Written By: New Hope Recovery Center

New Hope Recovery Center is located in Chicago and offers individualized alcohol and drug addiction treatment in a loving supportive environment.  Contact New Hope Recovery Center at 888-707- 4673 (HOPE).