Drugs

2 hours ago

Scientists Want to Try Using Shrooms to Revive People in Vegetative States

Does psilocybin have the potential to increase consciousness in people who are unresponsive?

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a day ago

No, Weed Nerds Ropes Aren't Going to Be Given to Kids on Halloween

Even if they were: I, a person who accidentally consumed too much of one just last week, can assure you that it would be fine.

a day ago

'El Mencho' Wants to Replace 'El Chapo' and He's Killing Mexican Cops at Will

Mexico's most formidable cartel just killed at least 14 cops and wounded 9 more, using armored vehicles and high-powered rifles.

10.9.19

The U.S. Military Killed Dozens of Civilians While Trying to Bomb Meth Labs, U.N. Alleges

According to a new U.N. report, a United States counternarcotics operation against alleged Afghan drug labs caused multiple child casualties. The U.S. has denied the report.

10.7.19

What It's Like to Report On the Mexican Drug Wars

Journalist Ioan Grillo gives unique insight into the risks and complexities of the Mexican drug war.

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10.4.19

Attorneys General Really, Really, Really Want to Keep Suing Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers

24 states want to keep suing the Sacklers, even after their settlement deal and bankruptcy filing.

10.4.19

Congrats to Big Pharma on Finding a New Way to Profit Off of HIV Prevention

Gilead, the company that makes Truvada, just got FDA approval for Descovy, another form of PrEP. It costs nearly $1,800 a month without insurance coverage.

10.4.19

A Mumbai-Based Dealer Explains Why Instagram Is So Great for Selling Weed

“I manipulate people. I might follow them but wait for them to see my Stories to know I sell.”

10.2.19

Plant-Based Meth Is the Next Frontier of Afghanistan's Drug Trade

Investigators have uncovered a burgeoning local trade in the production of methamphetamine using a mountain shrub.

9.26.19

What It's Like To Sell Weed as a Scared Immigrant

"I wish I could have a normal job, go to work, get my paycheck. I’d like that."

9.25.19

A Testosterone Shortage Is Happening Now. Here's What You Need to Know

“We have been trying to anticipate a potential shortage as much as possible," said Zil Goldstein of Callen-Lorde. "We do have some concerns.”

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