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Five signs of bath salt addiction and rehab treatment for recovery

Jun 30th, 2012 | By

Bath Salts, also known as White Dove, Cloud-9 and other commercial names, are powerful psychoactive drugs that are growing in popularity. Since the ingredients that go into these synthetically made products aren’t well known and aren’t yet regulated, bath salts are being sold legally and inexpensively at smoke shops, online and elsewhere. The intensity of the high, the cheap price and the availability have led to a skyrocketing number of
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What Is Cloud 9 and where to get rehab treament for addiction?

Jun 24th, 2012 | By

Cloud 9, or Cloud Nine, is a recreational “designer drug” that is growing in popularity with drug abusers. Although Cloud 9 is marketed as a “natural water softener” or “relaxing bath,” drug addicts are using the white powder to get a euphoric high that is similar to that of amphetamines. The growing popularity of the drug and similar products has prompted thousands of calls to poison control centers across the
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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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New Smartphone App Detects Blood Alcohol levels

Nov 9th, 2011 | By

A recently released smartphone app purports to estimate a user’s blood alcohol levels. Developed by the Missouri Department of Transportation, the Show Me My Buzz app “allows users to calculate their estimated blood alcohol concentration based on how many drinks they have consumed, how long they have been drinking and their gender,” according to MoDOT. The app also provides phone numbers for local cab companies, allowing users to quickly locate
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Drug Addiction And Abuse | British Singer Amy Winehouse Is Latest Drug Addiction And Abuse Casualty

Jul 25th, 2011 | By

Amy Winehouse was discovered dead in her London home on Saturday, and it’s widely speculated that the drug addiction and abuse with which she openly struggled was the root of the tragedy. The 27-year-old singer was known for her sultry, velvety voice that won her several Grammy awards and seemingly instant notoriety as a profound talent. Yet, as so common with other young celebrities, Winehouse also struggled with drug and
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