Street Names of Drugs Used By Teens

As you are probably aware, drugs go under different names on the street than their actual names. This is so that teens and dealers can communicate with each other, or talk about drugs, without others knowing what they are talking about. Knowing the street names for common drugs can help you decipher your teenager’s conversation. If you hear certain terms repeatedly, and they correspond to the street names of known drugs, then it can help you ascertain whether your teen is using drugs. Repeated use of common drug street names is a sign of teen drug use.

Common street names for cocaine

Cocaine is a drug that has a plethora of street terms attached to it. Listen to your teenager’s speech to find out if he or she is involved in cocaine drug use. Here are some of the common street terms regarding cocaine:

  • Angie
  • Barbs
  • Aunt Nora
  • Base
  • Batman
  • Bernice
  • Double bubble
  • Everclear
  • Heaven dust
  • Ice
  • Jelly
  • Lady
  • Mosquitoes
  • Nose powder
  • Oyster stew
  • Pearl
  • Peruvian flake
  • Scorpion
  • Teenager
  • Turkey
  • White dragon (powder cocaine)
  • Candy sugar (cocaine in powder form)
  • Aspirin (cocaine in powder form)
  • 51 (crack cocaine combined with tobacco or marijuana)
  • Bipping (snorting cocaine)
  • Boy-girl (cocaine mixed with heroin)
  • Cocoa puff (smoking cocaine)
  • Do a line (inhale cocaine)
  • Dynamite (cocaine-heroin mix)
  • Flash (rush felt from injecting cocaine)
  • G-rock (a gram of crack cocaine)
  • Liquid lady (dissolved cocaine in water that can be sniffed as nasal spray)
  • Mighty white (pure crack cocaine)
  • Rock star (female who trades sex for crack)
  • Scramble (low-purity crack cocaine)
  • Soda (injectable cocaine)
  • Toot (inhale cocaine)
  • Wild cat (cocaine mixed with methcathinone)

Common street names for marijuana

Marijuana drug use among teens is on the rise. Here are some of the common street names for marijuana:

  • Aunt Mary
  • Babysitter
  • Mary Jane
  • Blue sage
  • Brocoli
  • C.S.
  • Bush
  • Weed
  • Don Juan
  • Doobee
  • Dope
  • Chicago green
  • Gold star
  • Grass
  • Haircut
  • Pod
  • Reefer
  • Yellow submarine
  • BC bud (high grade marijuana from Canada)
  • 420 (marijuana use)
  • Alice B. Toklas (brownie made with marijuana)
  • B-40 (cigar laced with marijuana then dipped in malt liquor)
  • Baker (someone who smokes marijuana)
  • Blanket (marijuana cigarette)
  • Blast a roach (smoke marijuana)
  • Bong (pipe used to smoke drugs)
  • Buda (high-grade marijuana joint filled with crack)
  • Clam bake (smoking marijuana in a small enclosed place)
  • Fly Mexican airlines (smoke marijuana)
  • Greek (marijuana combined with powder cocaine)
  • Hit the hay (smoke marijuana)
  • Rangood (wild marijuana)
  • Squirrel (marijuana combined with PCP and sprinkled with cocaine the smoked)
  • Tin (marijuana container)
  • Turbo (marijuana and crack)
  • Woolah (hollow cigar filled with marijuana and crack)

Also, you should be aware that a “rave” describes a party at which drugs will be used and lights and music will enhance the hallucinogenic effects of the drugs.

Street Names for Drugs Used By Teens Source:

  1. “Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade,” Office of National Drug Control Policy. [Online.]