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2014-04-08 23:01:21

Narconon Freedom Center releases new information on a LSD-like synthetic drug called NBOMe. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 There are many types of drugs in the world, and any vigilant parent, educator or anti-drug advocate needs to know about all of them. There are old “standby” drugs – the types that seem to have been around forever. Drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroin are all derived from naturally growing plants that can be found all over the world, so it makes...

2014-04-04 23:04:12

Recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, are some of the newest designer drugs being sold on the streets today. Willow Grove, PA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 NMS Labs announces the launch of its test offering for the synthetic phenethylamines, known as NBOMes, recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The qualitative test detects 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, which are some of the newest...

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...

2014-02-10 08:27:48

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Diagnostics, a leading national provider of drug testing, medication monitoring, and clinical support services, launched new testing today that will detect Kratom use. Dominion's Kratom assay will expand the company's designer drug testing menu, which already includes detection of synthetic cannabinoids (Spice/K2) and synthetic cathinones (bath salts). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/NE57628LOGO )...

2013-08-14 23:25:05

Recent raids on Houston area businesses show that dangerous designer drugs such as synthetic marijuana are readily available to teens. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In late July, Houston Chronicle reported, area officers seized 5,800 packets of synthetic marijuana and bath salts in raids of stores in the area. Other recent raids across Texas have proven the wide availability of synthetic drugs which are sometimes sold in “smoke shops” or convenience stores. Synthetic drugs have...

2013-07-31 12:23:15

Her Miracle Recovery Network explains why addiction experts demand "bath salts" be added to standard panel of available drug tests LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently reported the number of new synthetic drugs such as Bath Salts rose by more than 50 percent in less than three years. Why? According to Meg Higgins, owner of the recovery network, Her Miracle in Los Angeles, CA it's very simple. "Bath Salts are...

Bath Salts More Addictive Than Meth In Rats
2013-07-10 17:50:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although they may have been disproven as a source of the coming zombie apocalypse, bath salts are still very much a public threat. A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California has found that the designer drugs are more addictive than methamphetamine. The active ingredient in bath salts, MDPV, is a powerful stimulant derived from the main active ingredient in khat, a leaf chewed for...

2013-07-05 23:04:50

Sold with names including “bath salts,” “spice,” and meow-meow,” new synthetic designer drugs evade existing laws drugs and offer life threatening consequences for users. Detox centers such as Harbor Village provide step-by-step programs to address addiction to these new synthetic drugs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 As reported by Reuters (6/26), Lure, variety of designer drugs is alarming, U.N. agency says, there are now 251 dangerous psychoactive drugs, which is a 50%...

Synthetic Drugs Skyrocketing UN Report
2013-06-26 11:13:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The development of synthetic, designer drugs often outpaces the laws designed to control them, and a new report from the United Nations described a sharp rise in the proliferation of these so-called “legal highs.” “New harmful substances have been emerging with unfailing regularity on the drug scene,” the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said. “The international drug control system is floundering for the first time under...

2013-06-19 23:20:29

New designer drugs are creatively manufactured and packaged to skirt drug laws. Designer drug users should seek immediate professional help found at a 24/7 medically supervised detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 According to Vanessa Grigoriadis, a contributing editor of New York Magazine, drug abusers called “psychonauts” are creating new designer drugs featuring psychoactive effects by changing existing ones based on their...