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Adult film producers and crew use actresses’ drug dependencies as a method of control and manipulation Every day...
Millions of Australians use, or have used, illicit substances at some point in their life, while millions more are...
Kratom stimulates the same brain receptors as morphine although it produces much milder effects Pontianak,...
When historians trace back the roots of today’s opioid epidemic, they often find themselves returning to the wave of...

Editorials

Harm Reduction as Pleasure Activism "In 2004, organizer Adrienne Maree Brown described the links between pleasure...
We live in a medicated era. Recent data indicate that more than half of Americans are currently taking prescription...
A woman in North Carolina apparently could not stand even 2 days in jail without bringing a nice stash of Heroin,...
A couple of senior citizens, 70 and 72 years old respectively, apparently had the party of their life in the...

Health

Justice & Law

  1. World Health Organization recommends rescheduling cannabis, provides clarity on CBD

    Member states of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) received the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Drug Dependence’s (ECDD) cannabis recommendations, which had been expected in December, Marijuana...
  2. USA - Tennessee bill would charge pregnant women who use illegal drugs

    Lawmakers in Tennessee introduced a bill that would charge women with assault if found to have used illegal drugs while pregnant and if the baby was born addicted or harmed by the drug use. The bill, known as HB1168 and SB658, was...
  3. Largest US seizure of meth

    Australian police have arrested six people after what authorities say was the largest-ever single seizure of methamphetamine in the United States U.S. Customs and Border Protection said 1,728 kilograms (3,800 pounds) of the...

Medical Marijuana

Miscellaneous

Politics

  1. Magic mushroom decriminalization just got 8,000 signatures closer to being on Denver’s ballot

    [URL]https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/01/07/denver-magic-mushrooms-legalization/[/URL] Magic mushroom decriminalization just got 8,000 signatures closer to being on Denver’s ballot Psilocybin initiative would allow possession and use of...
  2. We predicted banning legal highs wouldn’t work – and a new review shows it’s as bad as we feared

    The trade in “legal highs” was banned in 2016 when the UK government introduced the Psychoactive Substances Act. Two years later, the government has published a review of the effects of its legislation. It’s interesting that the...
  3. Featured

    UK calls for extra six weeks of Brexit drug stockpiles

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government called on Thursday for drugmakers to build an additional six weeks of medicines stockpiles to cope with potential supply disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit - a target the industry said...

Weird News

Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, Me., wants to sedate lobsters with marijuana to make killing them more humane. Regulators have other ideas. Your death is imminent. It will be painful. Minutes beforehand, your executioner...
Normally antisocial sea creature becomes friendly and tactile after being given the drug, scientists say What happens when you give an octopus MDMA? It sounds like a question that might flit through the meandering mind of someone who had been...
We spoke to Dominic Milton Trott about 'The Honest Drugs Book'. What does a person who has taken 140 different drugs look like? I didn't know what to expect before Skyping Dominic Milton Trott, author of The Honest Drugs Book – but really, his...
A young man bled to death after he was stabbed in the neck with a champagne flute by a one-eyed father at a cocktail bar in Lancashire, a court has heard. Jason Taylor, 23, was enjoying a night out with his girlfriend when he was suddenly...

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