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2014-04-02 08:28:50

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As warm weather, Spring Break, and the kick-off of seasonal music festivals is upon us, so are the dangers of so-called party drugs that fuel many people's fun. Unfortunately, the use of both legal and illegal substances--under party settings in particular--can spark overdoses, hospitalizations, and in some cases exacerbate addiction or mental health issues. Popular party drugs include cocaine, ketamine, MDMA (in different forms),...

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...

2014-01-22 11:09:41

In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis. Chronic cocaine users display worse memory performance, concentration difficulties, and attentional deficits but also their social skills are affected as previous studies at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Zurich suggested. These investigations also revealed that cocaine users have difficulties to take the mental perspective of others, show less emotional empathy, find it more...

2014-01-10 23:23:02

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction in Oshawa can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (289) 277-0542 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Oshawa, Canada (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 An Oshawa alcohol and drug rehab center is introducing a program geared toward helping adults and adolescents stop their cocaine addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to information from the National Anti-Drug Strategy,...

2013-12-23 23:24:18

Passages Malibu releases comments on a troubling new report. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 On December 3rd, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a report that revealed a 128% increase in the number of hospitalizations for ecstasy use among Americans under the age of 21. The report analyzed emergency room data between the years 2005 and 2011. In 2011 alone, there were roughly 1.25 million ER visits related to illicit drug use. Ecstasy has...

2013-12-23 23:24:01

Parents who don’t know the answer to the question “who is Molly?” should check out the must-read new blog post by Per Wickstrom, which shines a light on a dangerous new club drug. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Parents who don’t know the answer to the question “who is Molly?” should check out the new blog post by Per Wickstrom, which shines a light on a dangerous new club drug that is believed to have caused the deaths of four young people this year and hospitalized dozens of...

2013-12-18 13:07:04

Chemists at Umeå University have been able to trace narcotics substances and prescription drugs in measurements of wastewater from 33 Swedish sewage treatment plants. Cocaine, amphetamine, and methamphetamine, in measurable concentrations, were found in a total of half of the locations. When a person consumes a drug it is excreted through the digestive system, either unchanged or as metabolites through the body and ends up in the wastewater. Through taking a sample of water in treatment...

2013-11-07 23:31:33

New club drug “Molly”, sold as a more intense Ecstasy, is being blamed for increased overdoses and deaths across the country. Avoid it at all costs warns Narconon Freedom Center. Albion, MI (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center is urgently warning teens and college students to be alert for Molly being sold at Rave parties. The highly dangerous drug is more intense than Ecstasy and can be deadly taken only once. Molly is an off-white powder generally sold in gelatin...

2013-10-20 23:01:56

Direct access lab testing company utilizes expertise to bring awareness to the National Drug Prevention Campaign in an effort to reduce incidences among teens. ANY LAB TEST NOW combines the awareness of expertise associated with Red Ribbon Week, The Medicine Abuse Project and its Trust But Verify Program. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 ANY LAB TEST NOW®, the leading provider of direct to consumer lab testing, will participate in Red Ribbon Week by promoting their Trust But...

2013-09-13 23:20:44

MDMA, or ‘molly’ made headlines this week after multiple reports of overdoses related to this dangerous ‘designer’ drug. The lethal risks involved with MDMA are clear, though many still consider this drug less harmful than other illicit substances. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Electric Zoo, a popular New York-based electronic music festival, was cut short this past weekend after two concertgoers overdosed on MDMA. An article “The Dangers of MDMA, or ‘Molly’...