Marijuana poses some risks for developing minds and lungs, but a synthetic form of weed that is becoming increasingly illegal is proving even more dangerous than the real drug. Teenagers are showing up to emergency rooms with altered personalities due to the psychotic state the drug pushes them into, along with various physical effects that […]
Immigration reform and border security are hot topics in Washington. Typically, these stories tend to focus on how Mexican criminals cross our borders, bringing with them violence and drugs. Now an investigative news group has published findings which suggest that it isn’t illegals who are carrying the bulk of drugs across our border with Mexico […]
If you do a Google search for “where to buy kratom” , you may be surprised to find over 174,000 results – especially if, like most people, you’ve never heard of this increasingly popular “natural” drug. Although currently legal in the U.S., kratom is beginning to cause a lot of concern for those aware of […]
Synthetic drugs are a relative newcomer in the world of substance abuse. These are drugs that enterprising companies have developed in laboratories to mimic the effects of illegal substances. Because what they create is not the same as the illegal compound, the synthetic drug is not illegal. This doesn’t mean however, that they are not […]
By now, you’ve probably heard about the gruesome attack of the Miami man who chewed off his victim’s face while allegedly high on bath salts. Authorities are now viewing bath salts as a rising health and safety concern. The incident has become known coined the "Zombie Attack" and the victim is still in critical condition. […]
With the growing use and publicity of such drugs coined "bath salts" and "herbal incense," there’s also a growing number of cases that keep medical professionals puzzled as to how to treat patients with the side effects of these drugs.
Marijuana is dangerous enough, but now warning bells are sounding about the dangers of knock-off marijuana. The one pulling the hardest on the bell rope may well be Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.
Between 2007 and 2008, the seizures of ecstasy destined from Canada to the United States doubled, according to a recent news article. Canada is becoming one of the leading producers and exporters of the synthetic drug, according a UN report. Besides the U.S., Canada is expanding its ecstasy market to include the Caribbean, Asia and […]
As summer approaches and children are out of school, parents should take the time to warn kids about the dangers of legal “drugs” that are for sale and readily available. These include bath salts, which are anything but safe, as well as a product called Lazy Cakes.
Synthetic marijuana consists of smokeable leaves of plants that have been covered in chemicals that mimic THC, the active ingredient in actual marijuana. Considered to be one of the newest designer drugs, fake pot makers market the substances as “herbal”. However, little credible evidence exists to back up the assertion. Popular among young people, fake […]