Cocaine Addiction. Just the mere mention of the word elicits thoughts of struggle, homelessness, and broken hearts. While drug addiction is one the rise, cocaine is sometimes glamorized in movies, songs, and television shows. Even though there is a heavy association with Hollywood and fame, cocaine is a highly addictive drug that can tear people Continue Reading
Category Archives: Drug Abuse
Drug intoxication refers to the immediate effects of the drug, which may last from minutes to hours. The speed with which a drug acts depends on the dose taken and mode of administration.
What is Flakka and How Dangerous Is It? There’s a new designer drug hitting the streets of Florida known as ‘flakka’. It’s a synthetic type of drug that intoxicates users by snorting, injecting, or smoking the harmful substance. Flakka has the ability to induce hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, superhuman strength, and in some cases can even Continue Reading
Marijuana Abuse is More Dangerous Then We Thought The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic button as of late. While marijuana remains illegal under federal law; four U.S. states (Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska) have decriminalized the recreational use of the drug. The problem is that marijuana abuse is becoming more dangerous then Continue Reading
Entrepreneur Signs Off on Smart Drugs and Disregards the List A disturbing trend among some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs involves them experimenting with drug cocktails in an attempt to enhance their brainpower, thereby creating more business opportunities in theory. Bio-Hacking Explained The so-called “smart drugs” are part of the concept of bio-hacking, which is based on Continue Reading
Bradley Stone, the Montgomery County Killer Died from Drug Overdose Suicide The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office released a statement last Tuesday stating that the Montgomery County Killer died from drug overdose mixture. Bradley Stone’s drug overdose was ruled a suicide. Bradley Stone was a 35 year old Iraq War veteran. Investigators say Stone killed Continue Reading
According to the University of Hawaii, individuals who abuse drugs have a higher risk of contracting an STD when compared to the general population. In a study of individuals who use crack cocaine, roughly 61 percent of the participants had herpes, another 13 percent tested positive for syphilis and roughly 11 percent tested positive for Continue Reading