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Spice And K2 – Facts About Synthetic Marijuana

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

Most people are aware of the dangers of marijuana and marijuana addiction – but synthetic marijuana is less well known and equally dangerous. Sold under names like K2, Spice, Black Mamba and Red X Swan, synthetic marijuana was initially legal and considered to be safe for smokers. However, in March of 2011, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a statement that prohibited the sale of any of the five chemicals
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How to Spot Drug Paraphernalia

Jun 15th, 2012 | By

Many parents and loved ones are unaware of their child or family member’s drug problem even though evidence is right in front of them. Drug paraphernalia takes many forms, including common household products that have been repurposed for drug use. Depending on the type of drug, the method of taking the drug and the addict’s access to money, their paraphernalia may range from the very ordinary to the very ornate.
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Bath Salts Abuse: A Growing Problem

May 22nd, 2012 | By

There is no question about it: Addiction to bath salts is a growing and serious problem. Bath salts, sold under sweet and innocuous-sounding names such as “Spring Breeze” and “Vanilla Sky,” are an emerging menace and a danger to people of all ages throughout the country, from South Florida to California. The effects of  snorting, smoking or injecting bath salts and their powders can be dangerous and even deadly. In
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Drug Facts: A List of Hallucinogens

May 1st, 2012 | By

Hallucinogens are synthetic or natural substances that disrupt the communication between the brain and central nervous system in order to distort a person’s perception of reality. They are taken recreationally in order to alter thoughts, emotions and visual perception. Although there is no evidence of physical addiction to hallucinogens, they can become psychologically addictive. Use of hallucinogens is also likely to lead to many side effects that can result in
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Hydrocodone: Dealing with Vicodin Addiction

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

Hydrocodone is a powerful and effective painkiller – but it can also pose a problem for individuals who become physically and psychologically addicted to the intense pain relief effects. More commonly known by its generic name, Vicodin, this is a substance that is not difficult to become addicted to. With Vicodin addiction, a person becomes consumed with having the drug in their system. They may act out of character and
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