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2014-08-22 23:04:16

Higher Mind Incense announces a Kickstarter campaign aimed toward utilizing wildcrafted and homegrown plants and herbs, enabling them to become a more eco-friendly and sustainable incense company producing truly natural product. Jacksonville, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Higher Mind Incense has been crafting herbal incense with positive intentions and determination to bring people a truly natural product for over 4 years. Now, Higher Mind is taking their company to the next level by...

2014-07-25 23:00:54

Harbor VIllage Florida reports on Louisiana recognizing dangers of synthetic marijuana. USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As reported by the New Orleans Advocate in the article Use of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana Increasing (7/3), the state of Louisiana has recently seen a large increase in people using synthetic marijuana, more so even than cocaine. Officials believe the increase is due to a misconception that the drug is safe because it's a “form” of marijuana. However, both doctors...

2014-07-23 23:04:35

A recent initiative by Florida’s law enforcement has nearly rid the state of pill mills, but the use of opiates has been replaced by synthetic drugs. Suncoast Rehab supports Florida lawmakers in removing the presence of these deadly drugs from communities and educating families on their dangers and what to look out for. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention applauded Florida for 23 percent reduction in prescription drug deaths from 2010 to...

2014-07-16 00:21:12

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Educational Film on Synthetic Cannabis Launched The Angelus Foundation, the legal highs awareness charity, today launched the first ever educational film in the UK for young people showing the harms from synthetic cannabis. The film was made in conjunction with KCA Young Persons' Services and is presented by stand -up comic Jeff Leach - it portrays two young men, Jack and Will, who have had suffered physical and mental health...

2014-06-30 23:13:54

A teenage girl was recently rushed to the hospital after using K2, a type of synthetic marijuana. Suncoast, which has previously called for action with regard to teen drug use, now says that youth drug prevention should be mandatory throughout the nation, rather than just encouraged. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The legalization of recreational marijuana has recently spawned heated debates about the drug’s possible influence on increased drug use among teens. While some say...

2014-06-06 23:04:26

It's been over 8 months since the the consumer direct side of FHI had closed its doors amidst much speculation; that changed quietly in May of this year, when past registered users of the website began receiving mysterious and downright cryptic messages like, “The buds are back at fineherbalincense.com.” The best herbal incense that is normally reserved for wholesalers is now available to the public, and priced to fly off their virtual shelves. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 06,...

2014-05-09 13:22:21

University of Washington Social work researchers from the University of Washington have found that among a group of active-duty Army personnel who use illicit drugs, the most abused substance is synthetic marijuana, which is harder to detect than other drugs through standard drug tests. The research will be published in the July 2014 issue of Addictive Behaviors, but is already online. Synthetic marijuana, sometimes called “Spice,” is made with shredded plant material coated with...

2014-04-04 23:04:12

Recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, are some of the newest designer drugs being sold on the streets today. Willow Grove, PA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 NMS Labs announces the launch of its test offering for the synthetic phenethylamines, known as NBOMes, recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The qualitative test detects 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, which are some of the newest...

2014-01-23 11:27:02

The U.S. should prepare for more outbreaks of illness and possible deaths from designer drugs including synthetic marijuana, according to the new research from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, illustrates a wide range of dangers associated with these increasingly popular drugs. In the fall of 2013, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment learned of an unusually large increase in emergency...

Link Synthetic Marijuana And Stroke
2013-11-20 08:49:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Neurologists from the University of Southern Florida (USF) have discovered a link between smoking synthetic marijuana and strokes in otherwise healthy young adults. Their findings, reported online in the journal Neurology Tuesday, feature case studies of two siblings who both experienced acute ischemic strokes shortly after smoking the substance known as spice. This type of stroke occurs when an artery to the brain becomes...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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