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Bath Salts, Smiles and Spice: The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs
Dr. Jonathan Horey
Dr. Jonathan Horey is chief medical officer at Sunspire Health...
Other young people are not so lucky. Bath salts and other synthetic -- or "designer" -- drugs can have serious health effects including nausea, seizures, agitation, high blood pressure, heart attacks and drug-induced psychosis -- even death.
These Lousy Drugs Are Going to End the Drug War
The full spectrum of human relationships with drugs
It's a rare day when the prohibitionist establishment and die-hard drug policy reformers are in agreement -- but that happens to be the case more often than not when it comes to what the U.S. insists on calling "synthetic drugs."
Setting the Record Straight on 'Synthetic Drugs' -- and What We Should Do About Them
While alarmist media stories have focused on their reported dangers, what often goes unaddressed is that our existing pattern of banning drugs drives the creation of these new substances.
Teen Charged With Murder In Tara Fitzgerald's Drug Overdose Pleads Guilty
"There's a big lesson to be had out of this," Orput continued. "The lesson is: Guys, this isn't harmless. Handing out drugs
In Memoriam: Alexander Shulgin, The 'Godfather of Ecstasy'
The world's No. 1 resource for cannabis information and culture
Among his own, Sasha Shulgin, who died on Monday, will always be remembered and revered as one of the greatest shamans of modern times. Certainly more scientist than psychonaut; he was crudely dubbed "the godfather of ecstasy," but he was far beyond that.
Five Teens Charged With Murder In Girl's Drug Overdose
The Drug Enforcement Administration reports 25i-NBOMe and its close relatives, like 25C-NBOMe, are responsible for at least
Nearly 120 Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses Reported In Texas In 5 Days
"Several [patients] came in with similar symptoms of psychosis, altered mental status, abnormal behavior -- ranged from very
Police Suspect Synthetic Drugs In Bizarre Attack
Police in Florida believe a teen who carried out a bizarre and violent attack on his neighbor might have been under the influence of synthetic drugs.
Brandon Davis, Attempted Murder Suspect, Allegedly Bit And Chewed Man's Face
"He thought the dog was the devil, and then the next thing he sees is me, illuminated. And all of a sudden, I'm the devil
Synthetic Pot Popular Among Teens May Be Linked To Strokes
Banned in 43 states and undetectable in toxicology screenings, spice is made of a mixture of herbs doused in “a solution
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Self-Described 'God' Jumps From Balcony, Bleeds Just Like Anyone Else Would
For a "god," he sure bled like a mere mortal. The man was to the hospital for injuries sustained in his multiple falls. His
5 Things We Can Learn From New Zealand's Innovative Law to Regulate New Drugs
Policy & Communications Officer, Release; Editor, TalkingDrugs
While the U.S., Uruguay, and certain European states have taken recent strides in reforming marijuana policy, New Zealand focused on newer, less-known substances.
No 'Bath Salts' At Convenience Store Convention, Trade Group Warns Members
"We just want to remind everyone that NACS does not permit the promotion or display of products at the show which are illegal
Bath Salts Incidents Down Since DEA Banned Synthetic Drug
In the granddaddy of all bath salts-induced atrocities, speculation spread wildly that a Miami man, Rudy Eugene, had taken
Pete Hautzinger, Mesa County DA On Bath Salts Case: 'I Will Not File Criminal Charges'
Andrea Jimenez Rael
According to investigators, Richards was out of control and exhibited an "explosion of violence" at the party, attempting
6 Natural Remedies That Really Work
"Practically all of the most widely used drugs have an herbal origin," Ulbricht says. "The number one OTC medication, aspirin
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