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.
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.
"There's a big lesson to be had out of this," Orput continued. "The lesson is: Guys, this isn't harmless. Handing out drugs
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.
The Drug Enforcement Administration reports 25i-NBOMe and its close relatives, like 25C-NBOMe, are responsible for at least
"Several [patients] came in with similar symptoms of psychosis, altered mental status, abnormal behavior -- ranged from very
"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
Banned in 43 states and undetectable in toxicology screenings, spice is made of a mixture of herbs doused in “a solution
For a "god," he sure bled like a mere mortal. The man was to the hospital for injuries sustained in his multiple falls. His
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.
"We just want to remind everyone that NACS does not permit the promotion or display of products at the show which are illegal
In the granddaddy of all bath salts-induced atrocities, speculation spread wildly that a Miami man, Rudy Eugene, had taken
According to investigators, Richards was out of control and exhibited an "explosion of violence" at the party, attempting