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druglore

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From drug +‎ lore.

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druglore (uncountable)

  1. The knowledge or study of drugs and drug culture.
    • 1974, Keystone Folklore:
      This "druglore" as he calls it was collected by students in the 1960's in Berkeley, Austin and Bloomington, and as far as I know much of it is in print for the first time.
    • 1978, Richard M. Dorson, Folklore in the Modern World:
      Meanwhile the youth culture has generated a lively druglore and rock festival scene attuned to the vibrations of the 1960's and 1970's. Many of the themes in this new druglore can be recognized as time-honored in tradition — […]
    • 2012, Simon Reynolds, Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture:
      Although Fowlkes means to indict, this comment could equally serve as a tribute to the British youth who took this imported music and built a culture around it, an entire apparatus of clothes and rituals, dance-moves and drug-lore.