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

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.”

2013-06-19 23:20:29

New designer drugs are creatively manufactured and packaged to skirt drug laws.

2013-04-23 22:18:53

Use and abuse of "bath salts," a new group of designer drugs, have been increasing in recent years, particularly among teenagers.

2012-01-18 15:04:56

Since mephedrone was made illegal in the UK in 2010, the street price of the drug has risen while the quality has degraded, which in turn may have reduced use of the drug.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".