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Minimizing the MDMA comedown: insights from a psychotherapist

MDMA, the commonly predominate drug found in ecstasy, may not be the traditionally believed culprit for the harsh comedowns often associated with it, according to Dr. Ben Sessa, a psychotherapist and clinical researcher who has spent years studying the drug’s effects on the human psyche. In a series of tweets, Dr. Sessa argued that the […]

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Minimizing the MDMA comedown: insights from a psychotherapist

MDMA, the commonly predominate drug found in ecstasy, may not be the traditionally believed culprit for the harsh comedowns often associated with it, according to Dr. Ben Sessa, a psychotherapist and clinical researcher who has spent years studying the drug’s effects on the human psyche. In a series of tweets, Dr. Sessa argued that the […]

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What Cannabis Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Cannabis is the most popular illicit(ish) drug in the world, and it’s gaining in popularity as it becomes legal—medicinally or recreationally—in more and more states. But what actually happens in your body when you partake? Let’s take a look at this fascinating drug, its health effects, and potential concerns about…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Cannabis Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Cannabis is the most popular illicit(ish) drug in the world, and it’s gaining in popularity as it becomes legal—medicinally or recreationally—in more and more states. But what actually happens in your body when you partake? Let’s take a look at this fascinating drug, its health effects, and potential concerns about… Read more…

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Anonymous Tomorrowland crew members admit to dealing drugs on-site

Tomorrowland attracted 400,000 attendees to its 2019 iteration, which celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary over the course of two weekends. However, the festivities did not come without accompanying criminal activity. On Aug. 1, Belgium news source VTM News reported that several Tomorrowland crew members have admitted to dealing drugs at the festival. Anonymous witnesses that […]

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Anonymous Tomorrowland crew members admit to dealing drugs on-site

Tomorrowland attracted 400,000 attendees to its 2019 iteration, which celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary over the course of two weekends. However, the festivities did not come without accompanying criminal activity. On Aug. 1, Belgium news source VTM News reported that several Tomorrowland crew members have admitted to dealing drugs at the festival. Anonymous witnesses that […]

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Anonymous Tomorrowland crew members admit to dealing drugs on-site

Tomorrowland attracted 400,000 attendees to its 2019 iteration, which celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary over the course of two weekends. However, the festivities did not come without accompanying criminal activity. On Aug. 1, Belgium news source VTM News reported that several Tomorrowland crew members have admitted to dealing drugs at the festival. Anonymous witnesses that […]

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Anonymous Tomorrowland crew members admit to dealing drugs on-site

Tomorrowland attracted 400,000 attendees to its 2019 iteration, which celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary over the course of two weekends. However, the festivities did not come without accompanying criminal activity. On Aug. 1, Belgium news source VTM News reported that several Tomorrowland crew members have admitted to dealing drugs at the festival. Anonymous witnesses that […]

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Anonymous Tomorrowland crew members admit to dealing drugs on-site

Tomorrowland attracted 400,000 attendees to its 2019 iteration, which celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary over the course of two weekends. However, the festivities did not come without accompanying criminal activity. On Aug. 1, Belgium news source VTM News reported that several Tomorrowland crew members have admitted to dealing drugs at the festival. Anonymous witnesses that […]

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Officials detain 460 Tomorrowland attendees for drug use/possession during 2019 iteration

The Antwerp public prosecutor’s office has released a report summarizing the criminal activity that transpired at Tomorrowland 2019, which attracted 400,000 attendees to its Boom, Belgium location. Officials arrested nine individuals for public intoxication, five for being a public nuisance, and one for attempted rape, according to the report. Sixty-six people were arrested for attempting […]

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Officials detain 460 Tomorrowland attendees for drug use/possession during 2019 iteration

The Antwerp public prosecutor’s office has released a report summarizing the criminal activity that transpired at Tomorrowland 2019, which attracted 400,000 attendees to its Boom, Belgium location. Officials arrested nine individuals for public intoxication, five for being a public nuisance, and one for attempted rape, according to the report. Sixty-six people were arrested for attempting […]

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Man jailed for attempting to set up pop-up drug shop at Glastonbury 2019

Authorities jailed a man after security caught him with a stockpile of Class A and B drugs at last month’s Glastonbury festival. Glastonbury 2019 took place June 26 – 30 at Worthy Farm for another year of numerous highlights including a historic headlining performance by Stormzy, various Keith Flint tributes, and more. 2020 will mark […]

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The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible

The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-June from the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Drug test kits are no longer considered paraphernalia in Colorado, thanks in part to DanceSafe

Lobbyists from DanceSafe, one of the most well-known hard reduction organizations stateside, have helped persuade Colorado legislators to amend current drug laws to allow for decriminalization around testing. On May 23, Colorado governor Jared Polis signed a new bill into law, Senate Bill 19-227, which removes drug test kits’ scheduling as paraphernalia. The new law […]

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Quitting Zyrtec May Lead to Intense Itching as a Withdrawal Symptom

Long-term users of the allergy medicine Zyrtec (cetirizine) sometimes report a rare but excruciating withdrawal syndrome with itching all over their body. Jessica Misener recently wrote about her experience quitting the drug at Medium, and reports that the FDA is looking into it. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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A Collection of Totally Rad Cars Seized in an Oklahoma Pot Bust are Going to Auction

Kong Meng Vang, who also went by Steve, was a simple Oklahoma automotive enthusiast and owner of Vang’s Dyno Performance in Tulsa. He clearly had quite an affinity for JDM cars, having a number of rare 1990s performance oriented imports. Following his arrest in 2018 for possession with intent to distribute 1500 pounds…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get and Use Fentanyl Testing Strips

Fentanyl recently became the deadliest drug in America, according to a CDC report in December. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is sometimes mixed into other illicit drugs, but it’s far more potent than what it’s usually mixed with. This means that a dose that seemed safe(ish) can be deadly, but you wouldn’t know it…Read more… Continue […]

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Denver activists accrue thousands of signatures for decriminalization of magic mushrooms

In efforts to shield Denver residents from some of the harshest penalties on the drug class hierarchy, a local activist group amassed upwards of 9,000 signatures to decriminalize the use of psychedelic (psilocybin) mushrooms. The advocates of Decriminalize Denver must now wait for the elections division to ensure at least 4,726 of the proposed signatures […]

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