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2014-05-07 23:11:20

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the drug mephedrone in its latest blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the drug mephedrone in its...

Bath Salts Compared To Cocaine In New Study
2012-07-24 10:13:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The phrase “bath salts” normally evokes an image of a soothing bubble bath. However, recently it has had a double meaning and applies to a type of synthetic stimulants that have become more popular with recreational drug users over the past five years. Much of the popularity is due to the available supply as well as lack of restrictions and regulations in purchasing through the Internet and local convenience stores....

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. New research published online today reveals that young people who continued to use mephedrone after it became illegal would switch to a new legal high if it were pure and rated highly by their friends or on the Internet. They would be less deterred by a lack of scientific research on the new drug. Mephedrone is a...

2011-10-13 18:33:05

Urgently needed tests which could help identify the manufacturers of designer 'legal high' drugs are being developed in research led at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The drugs, known by names such as 'ivory wave' and NRG-1" and sold labelled as bath salts, plant food and incense, mimic the effects of illegal drugs such as amphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy. Although these so-called 'designer drugs' can be dangerous, many have not yet been made illegal and are difficult to detect...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

The U.S. ban on 'bath salt' drugs soon taking effect will be a relief for suppliers and retailers of true bath salts everywhere. San Francisco Bay Area, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 As reported by WebMD Health News, dangerous designer drugs masked under the name of âœbath saltsâ will soon be illegal to sell or possess in the United States. This ban will take effect on October 8th, and though itâs a temporary ban lasting for twelve months...

2011-08-31 11:25:55

Scientists today reported development of much needed new tests to help cope with a wave of deaths, emergency room visits and other problems from a new genre of designer drugs sold legally in stores and online that mimic the effects of cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana. They spoke at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. The reports, among more than 7,500 on the ACS agenda, focus on drugs sold as "bath salts," "plant...

2011-03-21 07:29:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- There may be a new "it" drug on the market-- and it might be completely legal. After the drug "miaow miaow," or mephedrone, was banned in England in April of 2010, a new drug called "ivory wave" has risen to prominence to take its place. Though an article in Emergency Medical Journal claims it is as yet unclear if it contains illegal ingredients, ivory wave has been implicated in hospital admissions and deaths throughout England. Ivory wave, which also goes by the names...

2011-03-15 13:38:13

Ivory wave: the next mephedone? A new legal high has emerged that seems to be replacing the banned substance mephedrone or "miaow miaow", warns a critical care paramedic in Emergency Medicine Journal. Mephedrone was banned in England, when it was reclassified as a class B drug in April 2010. The new drug in circulation is "ivory wave," also known as "purple wave," "ivory coast," or "vanilla sky." And its use has already been implicated in hospital admissions and deaths in various parts of...

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2011-01-31 13:20:00

Senator Charles Schumer unveiled a bill on Sunday that would ban two drugs that produce a "meth-like" high and are being sold under the name "bath salts." "These so-called bath salts contain ingredients that are nothing more than legally sanctioned narcotics, and they are being sold cheaply to all comers, with no questions asked, at store counters around the country," Schumer, a New York Democrat, said in a statement. He said he will introduce a bill to outlaw the two synthetic drugs being...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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