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2014-02-28 14:09:54

With up to 10 new designer drugs flooding streets every year, more education is needed to convey risks, especially among youth, say UAlberta researchers. In the span of a decade, Canada has gone from ecstasy importer to global supplier of the illegal party drug. At the same time, even newer designer highs—sometimes just a mouse-click away—are flooding the drug market faster than legislation can keep pace. It’s a worrying problem that University of Alberta researchers say requires...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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