synthetic marijuana (Spice, K-2)
Posted on January 4, 2013A look back at 2012, and what 2013 might hold in drug and addiction issues, and treatment ... including the continuing stories of the new synthetics, aka bath salts, incense and potpourri -- also the continued increase in heroin use as pharmaceuticals become more costly and harder to get. And where are we in the evolution of treatment?
Posted on October 29, 2012Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and Energy Focus Therapy ... came up during the course of recent addiction conferences which Dr Inaba attended. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is characterized by recurrent nausea, and severe vomiting as well as abdominal pain. Energy Focus Therapy is finding some adherents in counselors and practitioners addressing chronic severe pain. We explore these and other issues.
Posted on July 25, 2012..."bath salts" and synthetic marijuana are difficult to identify and test for, because their chemical structure can and does change often, largely in response to laws trying to outlaw them ... and the new law attempting to ban all such substances signed recently by President Obama.