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Latest Recreational drug use Stories

2013-06-10 23:18:14

Sold as bath salts, stain removers and other household products, new designer stimulants drugs also known as “bath salts”offer life threatening consequences for users.

Prescription Drug Abuse Among Youth Is An Increasing Problem
2013-05-29 06:02:20

Non-medical prescription drug abuse is on the rise in young people, and a new study from the University of Cincinnati could shed light on what could increase or lower the risk of such abuse.

Study Drugs: Parents Just Don't Get It
2013-05-21 05:32:06

While the signs and dangers of recreational drug use such as painkillers or LSD are well-known to teens and their parents, a new survey shows the disconnect between parents and their kids when it comes to the use of so-called study drugs.

2013-05-02 23:02:22

The rise in prescription drug abuse has permanently changed the face of addiction—how are treatment centers adjusting their programs to respond to this shift? West

Adderall Abuse Among Students Tracked With Twitter
2013-05-02 08:38:06

Misuse of the ADHD medication Adderall isn’t just trendy amongst college students hoping to gain an academic edge, it’s also trending on Twitter say researchers.

2013-04-24 10:41:28

In their article "Over 30 million psychedelic users in the United States", Teri S Krebs and Pål-Ørjan Johansen from the Department of Neuroscience at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, use data from a randomly-selected sample of over 57,000 individuals surveyed for the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), to estimate lifetime prevalence of psychedelic use.

Survey Finds Teenage Drug Abuse Jumped 33 Percent In Five Years
2013-04-23 14:13:11

A newly released national survey has found that a quarter of all teens have misused or abused prescription drugs at least once, a 33 percent jump over five years ago.

Students Offered Cocaine To Study Effects On Human Body
2013-02-24 07:45:12

Students at one UK university will be using cocaine in the name of science – specifically, they will be participating in a clinical study to better understand how the substance impacts the human body.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.