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Facebook Pills, Hello Kitty Pills, Tim Hortons Always Fresh Pills

Photo of illegal drugs collected by Montreal Police, which included Facebook Pills, Tim Horton’s “Always Fresh” pills, Hello Kitty pills, fake Viagra, and powerful synthetic opioid called desmethyl fentanyl. Click photo for larger view, or read the story.

Facebook Pills, Canadian Online Pharmacies, and Desmethyl Fentanyl?

Canadian police busted a multi-location drug manufacturing and distribution ring and discovered Facebook pills, Tim Hortons pills, and potentially deadly desmethyl fentanyl.

Mom Encourages Toddler to Hit Bong – Mom Arrested

A 24 year old Mom and a 25 year old Dad are in jail after video surfaced showing 22 month old toddler gladly taking a hit from Mom’s glass bong.

Stoner Science: Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain

YouTube hosts a new feel-good “scientific” explanation of how marijuana works, which puts a positive spin on weed while off-handedly scoffing at that evil “alcohol” Mom and Dad consume. What else would you expect from the Internet?

Bath Salts On Trial: Missouri Man Kills Own Son While High

He’s charged with second degree murder in the death of his son. Witnesses say he used bath salts, “saw things, saw people”, that he carried a gun, and even paid people cash to “stay away” so he wouldn’t shoot them. Did Bath Salts kill Patrick Goforth?

Portland Medicates via Water Supply to Save Healthcare Costs

Portland City Council Commissioner Nick Fish is medicating the drinking water to save on healthcare costs. He’s starting with Fluoride. What’s next for the city known for high rates of clinical depression? Prozac? Valium? Xannies?

Pot Makes You Stupid: Marijuana Use and IQ

If you smoked weed as a kid and consider yourself smart, new research out of Duke University suggests you might have been even smarter had you not smoked so much weed.

Adolescent Sleepover Ends In Accidental Heroin Overdose

Twenty-three year old Brett Cronin was charged with the murder of his family’s house guest, a 13 year old boy, during an overnight sleepover. Early reports suggest Cronin provided, and may have injected the heroin that killed the boy.

Minneapolis Police Supplying Free Drugs to Youth?

Are police in Minneapolis giving free drugs to Occupy protesters and getting them drug and high as a form of field training? That’s the claim, and it’s pretty damning.

Heavy Marijuana Use Up 80% for US Teens

Latest Data: More American teens are smoking more pot and taking more ecstasy, while fewer are smoking cigarettes. Fewer girls are abusing prescription meds, and just about everybody’s still drinking alcohol.

Deaths in Canada linked to PMMA mixed in Ecstasy

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.

Shock Therapy on Trial : Judge Rotenberg School

The Judge Rotenberg School for Special Needs Children is on trial in Massachusetts. Yesterday jurors watched school administrators strap down and electro-shock a screaming 8 year old boy 31 times, because he refused to take off his coat.

SAMHSA & MacArthur Foundation $1M to Help Juvies with Lifeskills

SAMHSA and the MacArthur Foundation are committing $1 million to create a system where mentally challenged youth (60% of which show signs of substance abuse disorders) are given community based services instead of being placed in the juvenile justice system.

Amish Buggy with Alcohol Evades Police, Crashes

A group of Amish horse drawn buggies scattered when police arrived to break up an underage party, apparently running off into the fields and woods to escape capture. One buggy crashed into a police car.

Children of Alcoholics Week – 10% Live with Parent with Alcohol Problems

Ten percent of children under 18 years old live with a parent who has had an alcohol use disorder in the past 12 months, according to recent research from SAMHSA.