Posts Tagged ‘Ecstasy’

In an ironic twist, there was once concern that Bitcoin would be used to buy illegal drugs but now legal currency is being used to buy a drug called Bitcoin. This hot new brand of ecstasy pills is named after the peer-to-peer payment system introduced in 2009. Bitcoin in Europe This variant of MDMA is […]

“We should not be locking up kids or individual users for long stretches of jail time when some of the folks who are writing those laws have probably done the same thing,” Is the public perception of pot changing? And will a statement from President Obama help to make that shift? Early in 2014, just […]

Drugs are dangerous enough when we know exactly what’s in them, but what if the pills you’re buying aren’t what you think they are? Because they are not regulated, street drugs don’t come with a guarantee. Those manufacturing them have plenty of incentive to cut their expensive illegal substances with cheaper ingredients—despite the health risks […]

What is the story behind this eternally popular club drug? The drug known as ketamine hydrochloride was originally created as an anesthetic for human and veterinary use, but like so many drugs, ways have been found to abuse the substance. In the ‘90s it became popular in clubs, with partygoers using it as an alternative […]

Results from the U.S. government’s Monitoring the Future study was released this week and focuses on trends in teen drug use. A new national study of teenagers’ substance abuse and their attitudes toward drugs and drug use highlights some troubling trends that raise serious concerns, according to Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Control Policy. […]

Teens and young adults use dangerous drugs to enhance a night on the town. For teens and young adults, a night on the town takes on dangerous new meaning with the ongoing popularity of “club drugs.” Used to enhance all-night partying at raves, trances, bars, concerts and nightclubs, these varied drugs can have long-lasting effects […]