A Judge has recommended that every couple applying for marriage be required to take a drug test first, in an attempt to reduce divorce rates.
Last Update: January 23rd, 2014 at 3:45 pm
President Obama (Twitter handle POTUS) was a pot smoker. His recent comments to New Yorker Magazine have caused concern for the Feds, who maintain that marijuana is a very dangerous drug.
Last Update: July 4th, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Not everyone knows there is an Internet underneath the world wide web. An “Underweb”, which cannot be accessed with your standard web browser. And on this encrypted, onion-routed layer of traffic sit several black markets where just about anything is sold.
The heroin you buy on the street may contain deadly Anthrax spores. Two injecting drug users have died in the UK from anthrax, and over ten cases have been reported in Europe since June.
Last Update: June 12th, 2012 at 1:24 pm
Party goers should be extra wary of what they put in their mouths, especially when they think it’s ecstasy. Deadly paramethoxy-metamphetamine (PMMA) was a common factor in five ecstasy-related deaths in the past six months. Dozens more deaths were linked to PMMA around the world.
A simple, clean summary of the White House’s 4 prong approach to the current prescription drug abuse problem in the US.
Seattle methadone clinic exploited a regulatory loophole to gain 2 clinic licenses. Annoyed neighbors say it’s now serving 1,000 addicts per day.
Last Update: November 27th, 2011 at 8:25 pm
A new book targets the “Sophisticated Alcoholic”: middle class “Mr. & Mrs Normal” who are enjoying a normal life while drinking excessively, and who don’t see themselves as having a problem with alcohol.
After 3 years of distribution of naloxone in heroin-busy neighborhoods of San Francisco, the data show significant cost savings. We’ve become a nation of people who routinely trade our principles for cash, so maybe it’s time to loosen the reigns on naloxone?
Last Update: March 29th, 2014 at 1:33 pm
The FTC and FDA have filed complaints against Phusion, the makers of Four Loko, on several occasions. The latest settlement includes packaging changes for the mega-sized, high-alcohol fruity drink.
Last Update: February 6th, 2012 at 2:56 am
Supervised injection site in Vancouver British Columbia gets support from Canadian Supreme Court.
Last Update: April 16th, 2014 at 7:13 pm
Insite, the only legal supervised injection site in North America, offers clean needles for injection drug use and various health care resources for struggling addicts.
Last Update: November 17th, 2011 at 5:49 pm
Is it only a matter of time before addicts figure out how to abuse the new uncrushable Oxy known as Oxecta?