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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.