DRUG INFORMATION

Ren in Drug Information
May 14, 2018

Almost One in Ten Americans Suffer from an Addiction; An Analysis of Numbers

One of the biggest struggles our country currently faces is the sweeping drug and alcohol addiction epidemic. As cataclysmic events go, this one has been relatively underreported by the media. That is concerning in its own right.

read more...

Ren in Drug Information
May 3, 2018

New Study Finds that Heavy Marijuana Use is Tied to Mid-Life Troubles

The subject of marijuana legality and its value or lack thereof has been a constantly and heatedly debated topic in the U.S. The “marijuana issue” has been under contention and argument for over a decade, with arguments for and against it being lobbed back and forth on community, state, and federal levels alike.

read more...

James in Drug Information
April 18, 2018

Devil’s Breath in the United States

The deceptive, or problematic part of the Borrachero tree, which blooms with deceptively beautiful white and yellow flowers is that it produces a drug so hazardous that the drug eliminates free will and can wipe the memory of its victims. The drug is called scopolamine, however, it’s earned a nickname from its victims, “Devils Breath”.

read more...

Ren in Drug Information
April 16, 2018

“Abuse-Deterrent” Drugs—Miracle Solution or Big Pharma Facade?

Here we have a very interesting and controversial topic, a new idea that came about as a result of the FDA and CDC asking pharmaceutical giants to increase their efforts in reducing overdose deaths by having them make drugs that were less likely to cause such deaths.

read more...

Ren in Drug Information
April 3, 2018

Supervised Injection Sites—A Solution to the Opiate Epidemic or a Contributor to the Problem?

In the morass of 21 st -century addiction, various states, officials, and focus groups have innovated very unique, alternative, and controversial approaches to the modern addiction problem.

read more...

Karen Kay in Drug Information
March 29, 2018

The Soul of the Indian

’Let neither cold, hunger, nor pain, nor the fear of them, neither the bristling teeth of danger nor the very jaws of death itself, prevent you from doing a good deed,’ said an old chief to a scout who was about to seek the buffalo in midwinter for the relief of a starving people.

read more...

James in Drug Information
March 26, 2018

Most Dangerous Drugs

It should come as no shocker that some drugs are more dangerous than others. So, what is the most dangerous drug? Well, a quick inquiry with our friends over at the Center for Disease Control provides us with the answer.

read more...

James in Drug Information
February 22, 2018

Lies about Cannabis

Recently I was scrolling down my Facebook page when I came across a post about Cannabis which was titled “First of its kind study finds virtually no driving impairment under the influence of Marijuana.

read more...

J
JT in Drug Information
December 15, 2017

Flakka: One Frightening Drug

Hallucinations caused by mind-altering drugs are real and dangerous, and it is also a real effect of an awful drug called Flakka . However, hallucinations are merely one result of taking this drug. Flakka , otherwise known as gravel, is a drug made of a compound called alpha-PVP…

read more...

J
JT in Drug Information
December 6, 2017

Meth Is Poison

Meth is a man-made chemical, which was first used during WWII as a stimulant for soldiers on both sides of the battlefield. People who cook meth use extremely toxic ways to create the chemical reactions needed, to produce this highly addictive substance.

read more...