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Talking with a Man Who Takes Nine Grams of GHB Every Night to Treat His Narcolepsy

Xyrem is one of the most effective treatments for narcolepsy—only it's nearly impossible to get hold of, leading to fears that sufferers might start to self-medicate with drugs bought off the dark web.
Max Daly
12.17.15
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How the Most Extreme Trips on Erowid Transformed Modern Drug Culture

How Erowid harnessed the communitarian spirit of the early web to change the way we use and understand drugs.
Adam Rothstein
11.25.15
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Which Drugs Are the Deadliest to Drive On?

You obviously shouldn't drive under the influence, but some influences are worse than others.
Mike Pearl
2.12.15
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Goodbye, Alexander Shulgin

There is absolutely no question Shulgin was a unique visionary and extraordinary chemist. But it would be a mistake to think that his career was the product of an entirely unique understanding of chemistry—and that was his greatest power.
Hamilton Morris
6.4.14
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Remembering Sasha Shulgin with His Psychonaut Friends at Erowid

Alexander Shulgin, the "Godfather of Ecstasy," died Monday from liver cancer. He had reached 88 years old despite decades of putting as-yet-untested psychoactive chemicals into his body. He'll be missed.
Mike Pearl
6.4.14
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Internet Psychonauts Try All the Drugs You Don't Want To

If you're looking for a new hobby and get a kick out of taking newly synthesized designer drugs before anyone else in the world, why not become a psychonaut? Sign up, and you'll be able to get high on drugs that aren't even regulated yet. Which sounds...
William Alexander
4.30.13