Magic Mushrooms Activate New Neural Pathways

Magic Mushrooms Activate New Neural Pathways

Tripping on magic mushrooms has a long history and reputation for wild, mind-altering effects that are similar to dreams. The seemingly uncontrolled, chaotic experience has frightened the Western world since the erratic upheavals of the 1960s. However, Psilocybin, the main psychoactive ingredient in these shrooms, has been shown in clinical tests to produce a number of interesting and medically beneficial effects.

Don’t Be an Enabler

Don’t Be an Enabler

If someone in your life is struggling with an addiction to drugs, alcohol, or some other destructive behavior, it’s possible that you’re actually enabling this addiction without even knowing it. An enabler is someone who inadvertently condones and allows a person to continue with an unchecked addiction by shielding them from the consequences of their actions. Often this happens because you love the addict and you want to make things easier on them. However, your sympathy could actually be doing them harm.

The First Global Corporate Marijuana Brand Features Bob Marley

The First Global Corporate Marijuana Brand Features Bob Marley

It was inevitable and with sweeping legal reforms creating massive momentum for the legalization of marijuana, it’s becoming a reality. A group of venture capitalist investors from Seattle have partnered with the Marley family to create the first global corporate brand of cannabis and they’re calling it Marley Natural. 

The Drug Trade Causes More Harm Than You Think

The Drug Trade Causes More Harm Than You Think

We often talk about how illegal drugs are harmful to the health and wellbeing of those who actually use them, referencing the physical debilitation and long term damage caused by unhealthy drug abuse. But the far more dangerous aspect of the drug problem worldwide is the actual trade of these substances. 

Aside from the effects on users, the trade and smuggling of illicit substances empowers criminals and cartels on the black market and funds terrorist groups in the Middle East.

Roxicodone (Roxies) Infographic

Roxicodone, also known on the street as roxies, is a semi-synthetic narcotic that is highly addictive. The painkiller epidemic among teens is plaguing the US, and the high price of Roxicodone pills has also led to an increase in heroin abuse as an alternative. Check out this informative infographic that details the who, what, how, and why on the rising popularity of roxies.

The Scary Truth About Alcohol

Astonishingly, alcohol is responsible for 3.3 million deaths every year. Depression, cirrhosis, type 2 diabetes, drunk driving and other side effects account for one out of every twenty deaths, or approximately one death every ten seconds worldwide. According to the United Nations health agency, 5.9 percent of every death in 2012 can be attributed to alcohol in one way or another.

The Frightening Truth About Krokodil

Answers To Your Questions About The Drug “Krokodil”

What has been dubbed as ‘the flesh eating drug’, Krokodil, is a street drug that has been extremely popular in Russia before it made its way into the United States.

Palcohol

Over the last few days, the Internet has been actively discussing a recently approved (which has now been declared an error) powdered alcohol product for sale in the United States. Known as Palcohol, this powder was to be sold in small, airtight containers similar to water flavorings or Vitamin-C packets. Usage was dead simple: open packet, add to water, consume.

Getting high for an A

Substance abuse has been an ongoing concern for high schools and colleges for decades, but the demographics of that abuse have made a definite shift in recent years. Now, students developing addictions are the high-achieving students who are focused on their grades and their academic performance. Drugs in question have also shifted – from illegal substances like cocaine to prescription stimulants now used for non-medical purposes.

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