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New Jersey Grapples with Its Rising Number of Fatal Overdoses

What comes to mind when you think of New Jersey? The Garden State? The boardwalk in Atlantic City? The state is known for many things, but if recent trends don’t change, it’ll also be known for its number of fatal drug overdoses. While the opioid epidemic sweeps the nation, New Jersey is seeing ever-increasing numbers […]

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7 Things Parents Need to Know About Betel Nuts

Ohio police recently caught teens using betel nuts to get high. If adolescents in one part of the country have discovered a new way to get high, you can bet others will soon follow suit. This incident left many parents asking if the substance is a threat to their teens. Good question. Fast Facts on […]

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The Protecting Our Infants Act: Here's What You Need to Know

An alarming number of newborns in the US suffer from neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). These babies are exposed to drugs in utero and experience drug withdrawal after birth. Just like adults in withdrawal, newborns suffer from fever, tremors, indigestion, muscle spasms, vomiting, diarrhea, and irritability. Infants with NAS require high-level care and stay an average […]

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Drinking and Driving: A Tragic Tale of Innocent Life Lost

You’ve been drinking, but you pick up your car keys anyway. You convince yourself you can make it home safely. You know you’re taking a risk, but you figure it’s your own risk. If you crash your car, you’ll just have to pay for it…right? Wrong. Drinking and driving puts others at risk; your “personal” […]

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5 Tragic Cases of Drug-Fueled Child Abuse

Inside the black hole of drug abuse, our vision is warped. We see things that aren’t there. We don’t see things that are right in front of us. We lose perspective and no longer know what we are capable of. In this place of darkness, effective parenting isn’t tough – it’s impossible. Parenting Under the […]

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Terrifying Facts About Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse

True or false: You would be less upset if you caught your teen using prescription drugs than you would be if you caught them with “street drugs.” Whether or not it’s personally true for you, 23 percent of teens claim it’s true for their parents. The false belief that these drugs are safer is even […]

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Party Debt: Your Hangovers Get Worse as You Age

You may not want to admit it, but it’s time to face facts: You’re getting older every single day. That means you may not be able to do everything with the carefree ease and flexibility you used to. And yes, the aging issue even applies to drinking alcohol – but especially those dreaded hangovers. A […]

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Baby on Board: What's Up With All the Drinking While Pregnant?

A couple of months ago, I was at a baby shower with a handful of other pregnant women. And much to my surprise, almost all of them had a mimosa or two. This wasn’t a one-time thing either – I’d seen them drink at a birthday party a couple of weeks before, too. According to […]

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Reaching Them Where They Are: 5 Tips for Healthy Teen Parenting

How often do you have significant conversations with your teen? When was the last time you had quality time together? If you struggle to connect with your teen, you’re not alone. Reaching through an engulfment of hormones, across a generational gap and into their narrow worldview is challenging for most parents. The key is to […]

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The Affluenza Defense and its Effect on Addiction

Ethan Couch has become a household name. Known as the teen who evaded jail time for using the “affluenza” defense, he killed four and paralyzed another after causing a drunk-driving crash back in 2013. We all thought we’d heard the last of him until a video surfaced on Twitter last month showing him at a […]

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New Jersey Grapples with Its Rising Number of Fatal Overdoses

What comes to mind when you think of New Jersey? The Garden State? The boardwalk in Atlantic City? The state is known for many things, but if recent trends don’t change, it’ll also be known for its number of fatal drug overdoses. While the opioid epidemic sweeps the nation, New Jersey is seeing ever-increasing numbers […]

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7 Things Parents Need to Know About Betel Nuts

Ohio police recently caught teens using betel nuts to get high. If adolescents in one part of the country have discovered a new way to get high, you can bet others will soon follow suit. This incident left many parents asking if the substance is a threat to their teens. Good question. Fast Facts on […]

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The Protecting Our Infants Act: Here's What You Need to Know

An alarming number of newborns in the US suffer from neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). These babies are exposed to drugs in utero and experience drug withdrawal after birth. Just like adults in withdrawal, newborns suffer from fever, tremors, indigestion, muscle spasms, vomiting, diarrhea, and irritability. Infants with NAS require high-level care and stay an average […]

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Drinking and Driving: A Tragic Tale of Innocent Life Lost

You’ve been drinking, but you pick up your car keys anyway. You convince yourself you can make it home safely. You know you’re taking a risk, but you figure it’s your own risk. If you crash your car, you’ll just have to pay for it…right? Wrong. Drinking and driving puts others at risk; your “personal” […]

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5 Tragic Cases of Drug-Fueled Child Abuse

Inside the black hole of drug abuse, our vision is warped. We see things that aren’t there. We don’t see things that are right in front of us. We lose perspective and no longer know what we are capable of. In this place of darkness, effective parenting isn’t tough – it’s impossible. Parenting Under the […]

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Terrifying Facts About Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse

True or false: You would be less upset if you caught your teen using prescription drugs than you would be if you caught them with “street drugs.” Whether or not it’s personally true for you, 23 percent of teens claim it’s true for their parents. The false belief that these drugs are safer is even […]

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Party Debt: Your Hangovers Get Worse as You Age

You may not want to admit it, but it’s time to face facts: You’re getting older every single day. That means you may not be able to do everything with the carefree ease and flexibility you used to. And yes, the aging issue even applies to drinking alcohol – but especially those dreaded hangovers. A […]

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Baby on Board: What's Up With All the Drinking While Pregnant?

A couple of months ago, I was at a baby shower with a handful of other pregnant women. And much to my surprise, almost all of them had a mimosa or two. This wasn’t a one-time thing either – I’d seen them drink at a birthday party a couple of weeks before, too. According to […]

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Reaching Them Where They Are: 5 Tips for Healthy Teen Parenting

How often do you have significant conversations with your teen? When was the last time you had quality time together? If you struggle to connect with your teen, you’re not alone. Reaching through an engulfment of hormones, across a generational gap and into their narrow worldview is challenging for most parents. The key is to […]

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Tools of the Trade: How to Spot Crack Paraphernalia

Tools of the Trade: Being a parent is tough, but the job becomes tougher once those teenage years roll around. Though “popular” or “trendy” drugs of abuse change, their paraphernalia items stay the same…and we can use that to our advantage. The sooner we recognize signs of drug abuse, the sooner we can intervene. Tools […]

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The Affluenza Defense and its Effect on Addiction

Ethan Couch has become a household name. Known as the teen who evaded jail time for using the “affluenza” defense, he killed four and paralyzed another after causing a drunk-driving crash back in 2013. We all thought we’d heard the last of him until a video surfaced on Twitter last month showing him at a […]

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Don't Let Low Self-Esteem Haunt Your Child into Adulthood

It’s no surprise that addicts often pick up drinks or drugs to numb feelings of low self-worth or inadequacy. After all, self-esteem holds a meaningful role in one’s tendency towards addiction. But, how is self-esteem developed, and when? Liking Who You See in the Mirror A recent study conducted by the University of Washington answers […]

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Wait...The Cough Medicine I Gave My Teen has WHAT in it?

It eases the tickle in your child’s throat. It helps her get a good night’s sleep. It also provides millions with an easy-access, medicine cabinet high. What is it? Dextromethorphan – also known as DXM. Dextromethorphan is the active ingredient in most over-the-counter cough medicines. When your child downs a cup of Robitussin or pops […]

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Warning: Sleeping Pills are Becoming a Digital Nightmare

Prescription sleep aids can be a lifesaver for anyone battling insomnia, but did you know these drugs can also be extremely addictive? And a team of toxicologists from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London are now warning that one potentially dangerous prescription sleeping pill is easier than ever to buy online. Not […]

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The Ugly Side of Sports: 5 Very Real Dangers of PED Abuse

Not long ago, an independent report blew the lid off an alleged “state-sponsored doping program” in Russia. If proven to be true, Russia’s use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) would essentially disqualify all their track and field athletes from the 2016 Olympic Games. Not surprisingly, this most recent scandal has once again put PED use […]

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College Students Say Stimulants, Other Drugs are Easy to Find

The drugs college students are using, and their reasons for doing them, have evolved over the years. Today, more and more students are using prescription stimulants, like Adderall, to help them with their schoolwork, instead of just to get high, new research shows. And these stimulants are way too easy for most college students to […]

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The Rumor Mill: McDonald’s Going from Ball Pits to Bong Pods?

If you’ve been paying attention to the rumor mill lately, you may have heard that McDonald’s is on the verge of cashing in on Colorado’s legalized recreational use of marijuana. So, has weed replaced fries in the supersized combo? Perhaps it’s a new Happy Meal toy? Say it ain’t so, McDonald’s! Legalized Weed is Driving […]

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Linking Picky Eating Habits, Depression and Anxiety

Marco pushes most of his dinner around his plate with a fork, eating his pasta but leaving everything else untouched. For a three-year-old, this is considered fairly typical behavior. Most children who are picky eaters are expected to grow out of it by adolescence. When those who don’t grow out of their picky eating habits, […]

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Study: Many Teens who Try Bath Salts are Frequent Users

When you hear the term “bath salts,” you might automatically envision lavender-scented sachets that are dumped into a nice, relaxing bath. Unfortunately, those aren’t the kind of bath products making headlines these days. Bath salts are usually sold in small plastic baggies or foil packaging and consumed as a legal substitute for stimulants like cocaine […]

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First TV Commercial for Legal Marijuana (Almost) Hits the Airwaves

Advertising potentially harmful substances like alcohol and nicotine is a marketing tactic that certainly creates controversy. While nicotine cigarette ads are largely non-existent these days, commercials and print campaigns for e-cigarettes have sprouted up in recent years. And while alcohol ads aren’t shown on daytime TV anymore, kids can still easily access these marketing campaigns […]

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The Nation's First Marijuana Resort is Catching Serious Flack

Smoking is a hot-button issue these days. While plenty of hotels now forbid guests from smoking in their rooms, a growing number of them have taken things a step further by banning all forms of smoking on resort property. Violators are generally levied with varying degrees of “punishment” – from monetary fines to lifetime property […]

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5 Surprising Medical Marijuana Advocates

More Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana than ever before. The Washington Post reported last March that while only 19 percent of Americans favored legalization in 1973, that number soared to 52 percent last year. But while some pro-marijuana advocates are fairly obvious (Tommy Chong, anyone?), some more surprising additions are also being thrown […]

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Alcohol and the Internet: A Dangerous Combo for Teens

Before the Internet ruled our daily lives, the only way to gain access to alcohol as a kid was to raid your parent’s alcohol liquor cabinet, put the used bottles in the back and hope they never noticed. Instant Alcohol Delivered? Today, modern technology has made access to alcohol as easy as clicking a button. […]

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Run for the Border: Taco Bell to Begin Serving Alcohol?

Plenty of college students head to Taco Bell when they’re inebriated and looking to chow down on some chalupas and burritos to soak up the alcohol. Believe it or not, if one Chicago-based Taco Bell location has its way, those same college students will be coming in for more than just fast-food…they’ll also be coming […]

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Should Beauty Salons be Allowed to Serve Alcohol?

Beauty treatments and alcohol are hardly a new marketing combination. New York City’s Dashing Diva currently offers free cocktails to clients waiting for pedicures. The salon’s “Girls’ Night Out” package also includes a free “diva” cocktail with any service. The trend has already brought in some serious revenue for nail salons across the nation, so it goes […]

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HIV-Positive Men Need Fewer Drinks to Get Buzzed

When it comes to alcohol, tolerance plays a key role in how fast or slow you become intoxicated. If you rarely drink, for example, tossing back three shots of whiskey would leave you inebriated. If, on the other hand, you are an alcoholic, those same three shots probably wouldn’t have a huge impact…unless your’re HIV […]

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7 Things You Probably Don't Know About Anorexia

More people than ever before are struggling with eating disorders. In fact, in the U.S., up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder. Despite the widespread epidemic, only 10 percent of those struggling with an eating disorder ultimately seek treatment for it. The Truth About Anorexia Anorexia nervosa […]

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Flying in Denver? Forget About Buying Pot Souvenirs

It should come as no surprise that marijuana tourism is a very real and very “trendy” thing in Colorado. Ever since the state legalized recreational marijuana use last year, “ganja-preneurs” have organized everything from luxury marijuana tours to cannabis clubs.  Some small mountain towns have even reported that tourists account for 90 percent of their marijuana […]

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Are You One of America’s 20 Million Shopping Addicts?

We all probably know someone who splurges on a new pair of jeans or a shiny new watch when they’re feeling down. After all, retail therapy is nothing new. You may have even done it yourself at some point. But a new study sheds some light on the problem, suggesting that about 20 million Americans […]

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Flakka: The Designer Drug Putting Bath Salts to Shame

Remember the bath salt craze that swept the nation a few years ago? Well, many drug users across the country are now partying like it’s 2012 all over again, thanks to a potentially fatal and highly dangerous designer drug called Flakka. Knowledge is Power Just like bath salts, Flakka is made from the chemical Alpha-PVP, […]

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Drinkers with Insomnia Run a High Risk of Suicide

A good night of sleep typically leaves you feeling refreshed the next day, while a lack of sleep can make you feel like a walking zombie. But a new study reveals we have a lot more to worry about when alcohol is factored into the equation. Evaluating Alcohol, Insomnia and Suicide We need a certain […]

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Seattle Attorney Pushes City to Embrace More...Weed?

Marijuana use is now legal in Washington, but an attorney for the city of Seattle wants to take pot to a whole new level. Pete Holmes recently introduced a sweeping policy proposal – one that has many Seattle residents shaking their heads in disbelief. A New “Garden” State? Holmes shocked many of his peers by […]

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Cities Bounce Back from Years of Drug-Related Damage

For years, we’ve hoped to see the fruitful results of clean-up efforts within our nation’s drug-ravaged cities. We’ve been told they’re working, but now there’s proof to back up those claims. And believe it or not, that proof is coming from Google Street views. One Step at a Time Urban Rehabilitations shows shocking before-and-after images of […]

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There's a Rehab for Everyone...Including Animals

After 20 years of alcohol abuse, two Russian residents have received an offer to attend rehab – free of charge – in Romania. This would be a heartwarming story under normal circumstances, but this “intervention” is different. Why? Well, for starters, the addicts in question are wild bears. Yes, you read that correctly; two wild […]

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The Making of an Addicted Newborn

Although pregnancy is a life-changing event that motivates many women to seek help for drug addiction, others continue to struggle during pregnancy. The consequences of drug abuse during pregnancy can be devastating for both the mother and unborn child. The Process of Addiction Unborn babies that are continually exposed to drugs in the womb are […]

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Bakery Customers Accidentally Dosed with "Spice"

Think you and your family are safe from ingesting drugs? Well, think again. Nearly 50 people have been hospitalized after eating bread from a California bakery that was somehow laced with synthetic drugs – specifically a synthetic pot known as “spice.” A Little Something Extra in the Bread Health officials in Orange County reported that a “substantial” […]

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Arrested and Deported for Possession...of a Sock?

Most of us have seen someone wearing a loud pair of holiday socks or laughed when a co-worker showed up late wearing mismatched socks. While these certainly qualify as fashion faux-pas, they’re nothing compared to the socks Mr. Moones Melloui was caught wearing. The Trouble with Socks While the style or color of some socks […]

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Strange Bedfellows: Yoga, Marijuana and Relaxation

A new yoga class in San Francisco is attempting to take relaxation to a whole new level. Instead of coming up with new stretches or breathing techniques, instructors encourage students to smoke pot before coming in for a yoga class. I Should do What Before Yoga Class? You have a wealth of alternative therapies to […]

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Trading a Cocaine Habit for...Chocolate?

Could chocolate soon become the next drug of choice – one that people use when they’re looking for a fix? Well, one chocolatier out of Belgium has created a line of “high-end cocoa powders” meant to do just that. And these chocolaty confections aren’t eaten by mouth; they’re consumed with a sniffing device…just like cocaine. Sound […]

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Should Colleges Warn Parents About On-Campus Drug Abuse?

Although drinking and smoking pot have long been prevalent on college campuses, parents have new reason for concern as heroin use is now sharply rising among university students. The Numbers on Campus A 2012 National College Health assessment found that over 19 percent of students said they knew someone who had used heroin, while nearly […]

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THC Edibles: Don't Let Appearances Fool You

Thanks to their yummy appearance, many people believe that marijuana edibles aren’t dangerous. In reality, however, nothing could be further from the truth. This unique form of mistaken identity is responsible for a number of THC overdoses, leaving many communities asking why marijuana edibles aren’t being regulated more closely. Confections that Pack a Punch Last […]

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Teens with Poor Sleep Habits Turn into High-Risk Adults

Adequate sleep for teenagers isn’t just important for their mental and physical health. A new study reveals that adolescents who have problems getting adequate sleep could be more susceptible to risky alcohol behaviors in adulthood, including binge drinking and driving drunk. The Value of Quality Sleep The research project, led by Maria M. Wong, professor […]

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Another Reason to Pay Attention to Your Gut Feelings

New research out of Belgium shows bacteria found in the human gastrointestinal tract not only promotes inflammation, it can also spark dangerous alcohol cravings among problem drinkers. This is an alarming piece of information, as it seems to indicate cravings can be spurred on by our own bodies. The Research Phase The study, published in […]

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Meth Sores: A Shocking Physical Consequence of Meth Abuse

Meth abuse causes physiological damage that includes the destruction of your brain’s pleasure centers, but the physical side effects associated with this drug are, quite frankly, horrific. While hair loss and rotting teeth are common physical traits among meth addicts, one of the most prevalent and shocking physical side effects of this drug come in […]

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Meet the New Synthetic Ingredient Causing Chaos

A new synthetic substance that is 100 times stronger than cannabis has been causing havoc throughout Europe and experts fear this dangerous drug will find its way to the United States. The new “psychoactive substance” goes by the name of CHMICA or CHMINACA. It is named after a chemical commonly found in synthetic marijuana, known as AB-CHMINACA. […]

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Couple High on Meth "Trapped" in Unlocked Closet for Days

In a not-so-classic illustration of methamphetamine delusions, a Florida couple allegedly called police to report they were locked inside a Daytona State College janitor’s closet. The duo told 911 operators they had been “trapped” for a period of two days. What these two meth-fueled closet dwellers didn’t know, however, was that the closet door had been unlocked […]

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New Bar Sets Up Shop…Inside Abandoned Restrooms?

Thanks to a plethora of cocktail lounges, taverns and nightclubs, more and more bar owners are desperately searching for new and inventive ways to lure in customers. One modern marketing tactic relies solely on shock, awe and location, location, location! Who’s Up for Drinking in a Toilet? By setting up bars in odd and off-the-wall […]

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Michigan Drunk Driving Laws Finally Extend Off-Road

After more than a decade of different drunk driving laws on land and at sea, Michigan is now holding all vehicles and motorists to the same standard. Holding All Drivers Accountable The legal alcoholic limit for driving a car was changed from 0.10 to 0.08 in 2003, but that same policy wasn’t made for boats, […]

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3 Outrageous Marijuana "Miracle" Cures Exposed

Although modern marijuana research is still in its infancy, a lack of scientific evidence hasn’t deterred the rumor mill. A quick online search brings up thousands of results, each promising that cannabis has miraculous and all-natural healing powers. Since many people don’t do their own factual digging, it could easily seem as if weed cures […]

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PTSD and Food Addiction in Women: What's the Link?

A new study published in the most recent issue of JAMA Psychiatry reveals a concerning link among women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a heightened food addiction. The research team, led by the University of Minnesota’s Susan M. Mason, Ph.D., evaluated data from an earlier study known as the Nurses’ Health Study II. This […]

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Drug-Laced Candies Bring an Early Halloween Scare

This isn’t your typical Halloween candy. Two men were arrested last week after police caught them carrying three pounds of ecstasy-laced candy in the town of Eugene, Oregon. Bradley Lyndon Cosby and James Richard Cossairt, both 35, were arrested and slapped with drug charges after officers found the men carrying a bag with 150 pieces of the […]

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Cloud 9: New Synthetic Drug Ripping Through the Heartland

Synthetic drugs are a growing problem in the United States, especially among teenagers and young adults. Just when authorities think they’ve eradicated one synthetic substance, another one takes its place. Currently, Cloud 9 is one of the most dangerous designer drugs on the streets. What is Cloud 9? Though Cloud 9 is classified as a […]

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'Out of Reach' Documentary Exposes Pill-Popping Teens

A high school student from Texas is highlighting the issue of prescription drug addiction among teenagers in a startling new documentary, but says that parents are indirectly causing the source of the problem. Cyrus Stowe, 17, created the documentary “Out of Reach,” which shows his fellow classmates popping pills on camera. Several of the students […]

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Study Says: More Marijuana, Less Domestic Violence

Married couples are supposed to share their lives with one another and, thanks to a new study published in the August edition of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors online, it looks like sharing marijuana can also be somewhat beneficial. Researchers found that couples who smoke marijuana together have fewer incidences of domestic violence. The study, which […]

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Fake Graveyard Raises Awareness for Drug Overdoses

Residents of a Chicago suburb addressed the ongoing heroin and prescription drug problem in their city by setting up a fake cemetery to highlight the growing number of drug overdose deaths. One hundred fake tombstones and banners were set up on the lawn of Felicia Micelli as a lead-up to International Drug Overdose Awareness Day, […]

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Will Human-Sized Rat Cages Stop Teen Marijuana Use?

A new campaign entitled “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” is taking on teenage marijuana use in Colorado and stirring up some serious debate in the process. The unique anti-weed campaign was officially unveiled yesterday, with organizers setting up several human rat cages around the state of Colorado. Each cage bears the message: “Because so much […]

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Two More Overdose Deaths Reported at EDM Festival

Electronic dance music (EDM) festivals have earned an unwanted reputation as of late. Shows in Las Vegas, Brooklyn, Boston, and Washington saw dozens of concertgoers rushed to local hospitals, suffering from apparent drug overdoses. What’s worse, many of those victims died. And now Columbia, Maryland can add its name to the growing list of EDM […]

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Hey Kids, Want Some Free Cocaine?

Let’s face it; drug dealers aren’t exactly known for their compassionate sense of giving. These days, it’s common to see reports of terrible violence brought down on a “client” who racked up massive drug debt, but simply couldn’t afford to pay. Strangely enough, a group of drug dealers in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada decided it was […]

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Suboxone Overdose: It's a Bigger Problem than You Think

Suboxone was initially approved for the treatment for opioid addiction in 2002. When taken as prescribed, Suboxone works to decrease the symptoms of opiate dependence and withdrawal. When the medication is abused, on the other hand, accidental overdoses are possible. In fact, a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found […]

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Teen Smokes Spice and Has a Psychotic Breakdown

News stories chronicling the dangers of synthetic cannabis – commonly referred to as spice – are becoming increasingly common. Use of the chemical-laden product has been linked to serious health issues and even death. One of the most disturbing spice-related incidents involves a young lady who ultimately experienced a psychotic breakdown as a result of […]

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High School Prom King Dead from Caffeine Overdose

On May 27 a high school senior from LaGrange, Ohio was found dead near bags of white powder. Logan Stiner, age 18, had recently been elected prom king and was supposed to graduate from high school in just a few days. His brother found him in his room during a lunch break. Lorain County coroners […]

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These Guys Want to Deliver Weed to Your Door

Need your weed fix, but leaving the house and driving to a dispensary is just too much hassle? Believe it or not, there’s an app for that. A newly developed application called Canary is set to make marijuana delivery as easy as ordering a pizza. Instead of a 30-minute delivery guarantee, Canary serves as a […]

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What You Need to Know About Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

Fatal heroin overdoses are spiking in cities across the nation, but there’s a lot more to this story than meets the eye. Hundreds of unsuspecting users are purchasing a deadly new variant of heroin – one that’s laced with fentanyl, an opiate 100 times more powerful than morphine. The dangerous concoction continues to work its […]

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Does Marijuana Affect Male Fertility?

If you’re trying to get pregnant it may be time to give up that marijuana vice. A study performed at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom has linked the use of cannabis to significantly lower levels of fertility in men. However men that smoke pot can still get a woman pregnant. The study […]

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Meet the Real Victims of Prescription Drug Addiction

The “face” of today’s addict is very different than it was a few decades ago. Addiction used to conjure up images of the homeless, down on their luck and staggering under city bridges. Fast-forward to 2014 and the modern face of addiction has completely changed, mostly due to an opiate addiction of epidemic proportions. The […]

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Canada's Crack Pipe Vending Machines Cause Massive Controversy

Vending machines keep popping up in cities around the world, but a number of those machines aren’t selling traditional candy bars and flavored popcorn. Just a few weeks before Colorado set up its first marijuana vending machines, an organization located in Vancouver opened their own quick convenience stop. What sets the Canadian machines apart, however, […]

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Exploring the Shocking Bath Salts Induced Crimes

If you have ever considered doing bath salts, you might want to think twice. “Yeah, yeah,” you’re thinking, “Inhalants aren’t all that bad.” Well, you’re in for a surprise. Haven’t you heard the news? People on bath salts have been running around naked and committing crimes! It’s a strange phenomenon for sure, and it’s been […]

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