Synthetic Drugs May be Legal but Ripe for Abuse

There has been a lot of attention in the press recently about the dangers of prescription medications like oxycodone and other opioid pain medications. Doctors have been put under close scrutiny in their medical practice to limit their prescribing habits in an effort to stop the abuse of these types of medications. These efforts have often overlooked the synthetic drug …

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Molly: What Is It And Why Is It Trending?

Molly is making its way back into the mainstream drug culture. It was considered a designer drug in the club culture of the late 1980s and early 1990s; however, in recent years, Molly has been a popular drug of choice with teens and young adults. The most dangerous thing about the trending drug is that it’s almost never what it’s …

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More teens using Ecstasy

Over the past six years, the number of young people who have visited emergency rooms after taking the drug Ecstasy has more than doubled, according to a new report released by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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New designer drug produces cocaine-like highs

Public health and law enforcement officials advise parents to be on the alert for a new designer drug that is said to be as addictive as heroin and can produce cocaine-like highs.

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Study drugs present many more risks than benefits

The competitive academic environment of many college campuses can drive some students to use prescription stimulants like Adderall or Ritalin in order to gain an edge over their classmates.

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Dietary supplement may contain meth-like chemical

According to a researcher at Harvard Medical School, a popular sports performance fuel known as Craze may contain a meth-like party drug.

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