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All kinds of illicit drugs especially opiums are called MAVAD by addicts and general population. MAVAD means material but implicitely refers to illicit drugs by people.This word has been in common use for at least half a century in Iran and continues to be the single most common word for illicit drugs in Persian language.
MAVAD PAKHSH KARDAN = distributing illicit drugs
by Saeid Shahraz December 04, 2005