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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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New study finds heavy metal and electronic music are the top genres for drug consumption among fans at live events

There have been more than a few studies that have looked into the drug consumption habits of electronic music fans, and as the musical genre has gone from emerging to mainstream,researchers continue their search into the stigma associated with EDM fans being fallacy or fact. Drugabuse.com recently did a study that measured not only electronic music […]

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Mac Miller’s toxicology report confirms accidental overdose

The circumstances surrounding Mac Miller‘s untimely death this past September have been the source of abundant speculation. However, according to an official coroner’s report obtained by TMZ, Miller, did in fact, die from a lethal drug cocktail, including cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful synthetic opiod, fentanyl. According to the report, the level of each respective […]

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Aussie police to combat illicit drugs via presence of drug dogs at A&B Sydney show

New South Wales (NSW) police will implement a tight admission policy to combat illict drug use at Above & Beyond’s Common Ground show, scheduled for June 9 at Sydney Olympic Park’s Exhibition Halls at Sydney Showground. In a post recently published to the force’s official Facebook page, NSW police notified attendees that drug detection dogs […]

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The New Drug for Migraines Has Some Drawbacks

The FDA just approved a new, first-of-its-kind drug intended to prevent migraines. It comes in an auto-injector device (you stab yourself once a month) at a list price of $575 a pop. In a sad commentary on American drug prices, this is a cheaper price than investors expected. Meanwhile, people on r/migraine are saying…Read more… […]

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Report: The most commonly used drugs at music festivals

Over the years, drug and alcohol’s relationship with electronic dance music has heightened its foothold in worldwide festival culture. Music festivals themselves undeniably afford a collective culture of intoxication — a palpable permeation of substance use and abuse that one can sniff out regardless of whether they choose to partake or not. Considering substance abuse’s assimilation, […]

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So, Where’s Trump At With The Opioid Epidemic? Long Story Short, Not Far.

One year is apparently how long it takes for the Trump Administration to begin working on issues of national crisis. Wait, has any work actually been done? We have a plan, you probably know that much, but it doesn’t appear that any real action is being taken. After announcing that Kellyanne Conway …Continue reading Continue […]

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