Tag Archives: spice
Posted on April 13, 2012The New Face of Drugs & Addiction is the name of an ongoing lecture series by Dr Lisa Marzilli, ... she and Darryl discuss the rapid evolution of designer drugs over the last few years, particularly the pseudo-cannabinoids, and the stimulant "bath salts" which have become widspread because they are often not illegal, and hard to test for; unfortunately, they can also be much strong then the marijuana and cocaine they mimic, sending a significant numbers of users to the ER.
Posted on December 28, 2011Driving while intoxicated with marijuana is NOT likely to be be safer that driving with alcohol - as reported by a recent study -- and alerting us to flaws in the way scientific studies are crafted, and report by the media. Meanwhile, Congress is making moves that in effect again escalate the War of Drugs by making the Spice and bath salt compounds into Schedule 1 drugs.
Posted on November 7, 2011The emerging medical marijuana industry is seeing increased prosecutions of growers, with the Federal Government downplaying its role, saying the push is coming from the states, based on profiteering, in violation of the various state laws prohibiting making money from providing medical marijuana for those who cannot grow their own.
Posted on May 27, 2011Eyeballing is the latest campus craze - taking in straight vodka by holding a bottle up to your eye. Having started in England, it is reportedly moving onto US campuses and to Las Vegas. Devotees say it is faster than drinking and more potent because it passes easily through the mucous membrane and enters the bloodstream directly through veins at the back of the eye. Also more on new designer drugs like K9 and Spice and their rapid increases.