drugs

The Drug Dealers and Their Money Men

Legal marijuana dispensaries can't deposit their money, despite the fact that American banks have conspired with violent drug cartels for years. ...

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Sexy Shrooms : Psychoactive Evolutions

Shrooms need family too. New research into the DNA structure and evolution of psychoactive mushrooms....

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My Drugs Ate My Kids

A significant spike in the number of young children treated for accidentally eating marijuana-laced cookies, candies, brownies and beverages...

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Brain makes Valium

Researchers have found that a naturally occurring protein secreted only in discrete areas of the mammalian brain may act as a Valium-like brake on certain types of epileptic seizures....

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THC good for Brain Damage

Extremely low doses of marijuana's psychoactive component ( THC ) protect brain before and after injury...

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The Marijuana Cigarette Superhighway

Teen smokers who rationalize their use of cigarettes by saying, "At least, I'm not doing drugs," may not always be able to use 'that line' Marijuana Panic...

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Cleaning up use of Bath Salts

ew designer drug, ‘bath salts’, may confer additional risk for adolescents. It is yet unclear whether or not authorities have busted the bath ring but are looking to plug the problem...

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UK Drug Policy Not Scientific

UKdrug policy : Government decision to promote abstinence for drug users 'is about saving money not science' ...

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Your Brain on Drugs… safer

A new study published in the March issue of The American Journal of Pathology suggests that cortical type 2 cannabinoid (CB2) receptors (activated when we use drugs) might serve as potential...

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Don’t Ask Dad about Drugs

Parents talking about their own drug use to children could be detrimental as children respond better to antidrug messages when parents don't disclose past drug use....

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Opioid prescription is on the increase

Opioid Prescription: More and more medical 'drugs' are being prescribed for pain relief in Germany....

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“Now for seconds”: Rewarding Substances

A new study in Biological Psychiatry reports that Poor impulse control contributes to one's inability to control the consumption of rewarding substances, like food, alcohol, and other drugs....

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Ketamine Perks Up

Many chronically depressed and treatment-resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. ...

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Reusing London’s Olympic Drug Labs

London Olympics anti-doping labs set for first-of-a-kind repurposing...

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“Crack makes me feel like Jesus ought to”

Drugged under one Crack nation - The United States of Dixieland: Corporatism, empire, Jesus, and the death genes....

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Howard Marks: First there was the Welsh…

Howard Marks has become something of a cult-celebrity. Trebuchet interviews the ex-con about his other 'other' pastime - writing. ...

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Television the Drag on the Nation

Television has struggled enormously to cope with the technological paradigm shift of the internet...

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iDose Therefore I Am

Panic in the Bytes of Digital Music: Featuring Cyber-mums fed moral panic by sensationalist media in An Old Scare Gets a Brave New Update. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Your child is...

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Howard Marks: Senor Nice

Howard Marks, ex-dope-dealer extraordinaire and veteran of America’s toughest penitentiary, is tonight treading the boards at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, joint in hand and sounding lethargic....

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Teenagers Are Getting Digitally High From Downloaded Music

Teenagers Are Getting Digitally High From Downloaded Music. They put on their headphones, drape a hood over their head and drift off into the world of ‘digital highs’....

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