Given that we now live in a society where most people are drug wise and co-exist happily with drug users and triers, the shift of course turns to how do users and triers communicate their need of something that, while socially accepted, is still illegal

The results of a study conducted on young people’s access to drugs showed that over 90 per cent routinely recognised each drug’s name/slang name with many drugs and by the third survey attracted almost 100 per cent recognition.

Working with official data obtained under Freedom of Information legislation from the U.K. government and together with other data sources, covertargot.com is a database which aims to organise and categorise common slang used to refer to illegal substances.

covertargot.com is an ongoing database website and will continue to be updated with further types of illegal substances and further terms.

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