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5 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics
Despite the fact that the U.S. government deems many hallucinogenic or psychedelic substances to be dangerous, classifying them as Schedule I drugs with “no currently accepted medical use,” various scientists have dared to study their effects. What they’ve found over the years paints a startling, promising and powerful picture of potentially game-changing medicines.

The government’s "war on drugs" policies severely limit research on psychedelics. Before scientists can complete any federally sanctioned studies, they have to jump through an expensive... [Read More]
Friday, April 18th | Posted by Phungushead | 0 Replies
Why the Media's Fearmongering on Marijuana Effects on the Brain Is Faulty
The mainstream media launched into a reefer mad frenzy this week after researchers from Harvard University in Boston and Northwestern University in Chicago published the results of a neuroimaging study assessing the brains of a small cohort of regular marijuana smokers and non-users. The brain scans identified various differences between the two groups in three aspects of brain morphometry: gray matter density, volume, and shape. These differences triggered dozens of high-profile media outlets to lose their collective minds. Here’s just a sample of the screaming headlines:

CNN: Casual marijuana use may damage your brain; Science Daily: More joints equal more damage; Financial Post: Study proves occasional marijuana use is mind altering;... [Read More]
Friday, April 18th | Posted by Phungushead | 0 Replies
He made millions snuggling pot during Reagan’s drug war.

Gulliver Academy was my family’s first choice for turning drug money into education, something the federal government could never confiscate. It was home to “the big names and big bucks of South Florida,” according to a defeated Miami Herald reporter who toured the school with her son, “feeling nervous” in her Toyota It was also one of the best private schools in America, and my parents were feeling pretty satisfied with themselves in June of 1986, when I walked the stage in a little white robe.

It was only a kindergarten graduation, but my father decided to host a party for the entire class. He rented space at the Falls, an open-air mall built on a series of man-made lagoons. It was a weekend, early afternoon, and as moms, dads, and... [Read More]
Thursday, April 17th | Posted by Basoodler | 0 Replies
The (Unintentional) Amazon Guide to Dealing Drugs


Amazon the corporate entity doesn't actually produce a guide for dealing drugs, but its purchase-recommendation algorithm sure seems to have done just that.

One day, some drug dealer bought a particular digital scale—the AWS-100— on the retail site, Amazon.com. And then another drug dealer bought the same scale. Then another. Then another.

Amazon's data-tracking software watched what else these people purchased, and now, if you buy the AWS-100 scale, Amazon serves up a quickstart kit for selling drugs.

Along with various... [Read More]
Thursday, April 17th | Posted by Basoodler | 2 Replies
Texas executes man convicted in 2001 triple murder while on drug binge
Texas executed by lethal injection on Wednesday a man who was convicted of stabbing his girlfriend, her child, and her mother to death after a cocaine binge in 2001.

Jose Luis Villegas Jr., 39, was pronounced dead at 7:04 p.m. CDT (8.04 p.m. ET) after receiving a lethal dose of drugs at the Texas death chamber in Huntsville, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said.

“I have peace in my heart and (I’m) ready for the next journey,” he said in a statement written before his execution.

Villegas was the seventh person executed in... [Read More]
Thursday, April 17th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 1 Reply
Casual marijuana use linked to brain abnormalities
Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report. The study was a collaboration between Northwestern Medicine® and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical .


This is the first study to show casual use of marijuana is related to major brain changes. It showed the degree of brain abnormalities in these regions is directly related to the number of joints a person smoked per week. The more joints a person smoked, the more abnormal the shape, volume and density of the brain regions.


This study raises a strong challenge to the idea that casual marijuana use isn't associated with bad consequences," said corresponding and co-senior study author Hans Breiter, M.D. He is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at... [Read More]
Thursday, April 17th | Posted by Docta | 13 Replies
How Lending A Friend Your Car, Then Going to Bed Can Land You a Life Prison Sentence
Several years ago I read a piece in The New York Times by Adam Liptak about Ryan Holle. Ryan, who had no prior record, is serving a life sentence with no chance of parole in Florida. He was convicted of pre-meditated murder, even though no one, including the prosecutor, disputes that Ryan was asleep in his bed at home at the time of the crime.

This could only happen in America, because we are the only country that retains the Felony Murder Rule. What the Felony Murder Rule essentially says is if anyone has anything to do with a felony in which a murder takes place, such as a robbery, that person is as guilty as the person who has committed the murder. Every other country including England, India and Canada has gotten rid of it because of its unintended consequences. In America, Michigan, Kentucky and Hawaii no longer have the law. The Canadian Supreme Court ruled, when they discarded the Felony Murder Rule, that a person should be held responsible for his own actions not the actions of others.

Exactly what did Ryan Holle do? At a party in his... [Read More]
Thursday, April 17th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 3 Replies
Some Psychiatrists Distancing Themselves From Profession Due To Perceived Corruption
What does it tell us about the state of psychiatry when some of the biggest names in the psychiatric establishment are distancing themselves from psychiatry’s diagnostic system and its treatments?

In 2013, National Institute Mental Health director Thomas Insel, citing the lack of scientific validity of psychiatry’s official diagnostic manual, the DSM, stated that, “NIMH will be re-orienting its research away from DSM categories.” In response, Robert Whitaker, investigative reporter and author of Anatomy of an Epidemic, observed, “This is like the King of Psychiatry saying that the discipline has no clothes.”

“When Insel states that the disorders haven’t been validated,” Whitaker points out, “he is stating that the entire edifice that modern psychiatry is built upon is flawed, and unsupported by science... If the public loses faith in the DSM, and comes to see it as unscientific, then psychiatry has a real credibility problem on its hands.”

Other establishment psychiatrists are also distancing themselves from psychiatry’s diagnostic... [Read More]
Wednesday, April 16th | Posted by 5-HT2A | 0 Replies
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring
Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

A young mother from Australia has been accused of using her paid maternity leave to help her husband run a multi-million dollar drug empire. Sarah Hannan, 27, allegedly controlled the finances of the marijuana business that she ran with her husband Ben, which was so successful that they bought a $1.1 million mansion on the Gold Coast to house their underground cannabis plantations.

Police claimed that while Ben handled the growing of hydroponic... [Read More]
Wednesday, April 16th | Posted by BitterSweet | 0 Replies
The Worst Advice I’ve Ever Gotten In Recovery
Take what you need and leave the rest; AA is full of suggestions that are asinine at best, harmful at worst.

In my recovery, I am still often amazed at the kindness and generosity of people who, were it not for our shared affliction of addiction, would otherwise be complete strangers. In building a sober community for myself, I encountered people who cheered on my fledgling sobriety, invited me out to coffee, and shared with me their struggles and solutions. Thanks to them, my experience with 12-step programs has been largely nurturing and positive.

When I first... [Read More]
Wednesday, April 16th | Posted by BitterSweet | 6 Replies
My Secret interview with an online drug kingpin

Dread Pirate Roberts captained a ship that many thought was unsinkable. But when the FBI seized the original Silk Road on October 1, 2013, and arrested the alleged kingpin—29-year-old Ross Ulbricht—the online drug empire began to capsize. Its hundreds of thousands of customers scattered across the Deep Web, and up to seven known Silk Road vendors were identified and arrested.

As the chaos unraveled into the mainstream and stories of Dread Pirate Roberts’s (DPR)*alleged murder-for-hire antics made headlines, one prominent Silk Road drug syndicate sat in their European safe house with a ton of ... [Read More]
Wednesday, April 16th | Posted by Basoodler | 5 Replies
Intranasal Ketamine Provides Relief From Depression - Ravers Say, "No Shit"
Just 24 hours after receiving intranasal ketamine, patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder showed significant improvement in symptoms with minimal adverse effects, according to researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.
Their findings, which provide the first controlled evidence to document the rapid antidepressant effects of intranasal ketamine, were published in the online Biological Psychiatry.


"One of the primary effects of ketamine in the brain is to block the NMDA [N-methyl-d-aspartate] glutamate receptor," said lead researcher James W. Murrough, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Associate... [Read More]
Tuesday, April 15th | Posted by polio vaccine | 2 Replies
Let's talk about drugs, not demonise them
I have used drugs and that is why I am coming forward to tell my story. I am a lawyer and my drug use has no connection with my job. It is a choice I have made.

I have had some positive experience with drugs, and of course some bad ones. I have had marijuana and laughed a great deal, but also experienced paranoia and anxiety. I have also had both good and bad experiences with hallucinogens and... [Read More]
Monday, April 14th | Posted by Phungushead | 1 Reply
Violent Crime And Traffic Fatalities Drop When Marijauana Is Legalized
Opponents of marijuana legalization, particularly members of law enforcement, frequently claim that liberalizing cannabis laws will lead to an increase in incidences of criminal activity, such as burglary, robbery, and driving under the influence. But two recent scientific papers report that just the opposite is true.

In the most recent paper, published online in March in the scientific journal PLoS ONE, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas reported that the enactment of laws legalizing people’s access to medical marijuana is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity, and that it may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime.

Investigators tracked crime rates across all 50 states in the years between 1990 and 2006, during which time 11 states—Alaska (1998), California (1996), Colorado (2000), Hawaii (2000),... [Read More]
Sunday, April 13th | Posted by 5-HT2A | 2 Replies
Fired Nuclear Commander Will Retire At Lower Rank After Alcohol-Filled Russia Trip
The two-star Air Force general fired last fall as commander of the nuclear missile corps because of alcohol-fueled misbehavior will retire in June at a lower rank, the Air Force said Thursday.

Maj. Gen. Michael Carey was commander of 20th Air Force, with responsibility for the entire fleet of 450 Minuteman 3 nuclear missiles, when he was fired last October following an official investigation of his actions while leading a U.S. government delegation to a nuclear security exercise in Russia last July.

Carey will retire as a brigadier general, one rank below major general. Through an Air Force spokesman, Carey declined an Associated Press request for comment.

Investigators determined that Carey had engaged in... [Read More]
Sunday, April 13th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 0 Replies
Taxpayers Picking Up Rehab Bill for ‘Affluenza’ Teen Who Killed 4 While Driving Drunk
On June 16, sixteen year old Ethan Anthony Couch and seven friends stole some alcohol from their local Walmart. After they got decently smashed, they decided to go out for a “beer run” so they hopped in their drink-n-drive-mobile and embarked on a brisk 70 mile per hour drive (through a 40 m.p.h. zone).

Couch, with a blood alcohol level of .24% (three times the legal limit for adults) and under the effects of Valium, mowed down a group of pedestrians, killing four and injuring two people in the process. His irresponsible and reprehensible actions left one of his friends paralyzed.

Instead of taking responsibility for his actions, our hero (through his lawyer) argued that Couch’s parents were to blame. They had allowed him to continually shirk the law and evade responsibility since he was thirteen years old–when they first allowed him to drive. Since he was... [Read More]
Sunday, April 13th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 1 Reply
Woman, 30, castrated and fatally stabbed man more than 130 times after he raped her

A 30-year-old woman has been accused of fatally stabbing and cutting the genitals off a man she claimed sexually assaulted her.

Cristal Paulette Richardson allegedly stabbed 34-year-old Cedric Lamont Owens more than 130 times and sliced his throat with a pocket knife in a Dallas motel room after a night of heavy drinking and drug taking. She also allegedly hacked off his penis and scrotum in the April 28, 2012 attack. 'You're going to see some of the worst pictures of your lifetime,' prosecutor Josh Healy told jurors at Richardson's murder trial, which began Tuesday. 'I don't envy your position.' Dallas News reported Richardson pleaded not guilty to the gruesome crime, with defense attorney Paul Johnson saying his client defended herself. On the... [Read More]
Saturday, April 12th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 1 Reply
New hepatitis C cure 'is a breakthrough'
A new treatment for hepatitis C "cured" 90% of patients with the infection in 12 weeks, scientists said.
The study is a "major breakthrough" and marks a "turning point" in hepatitis C treatment, said experts.
More than 200,000 people are infected with hepatitis in the UK, and deaths from the infection have increased threefold since 1996.


Only 3% of patients in the UK currently opt for the existing treatment, which only works half of the time.

'Excited for patients'

“We suddenly have the opportunity to eliminate the virus in the UK - even without a vaccine”. Hepatitis C is a virus that can infect and damage the liver. It is passed on by the blood, or bodily fluids of an infected person, and can be transferred through tattoo needles, or people taking drugs and sharing needles.

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Centre tested the new oral drug in 380 patients at 78 centres in Spain, Germany, England and the US in 2013. Two studies were carried out,... [Read More]
Saturday, April 12th | Posted by The Cats Dream | 1 Reply
Protein Researchers Closing in on the Mystery of Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a severe disease for which there is still no effective medical treatment. In an attempt to understand exactly what happens in the brain of schizophrenic people, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have analyzed proteins in the brains of rats that have been given hallucinogenic drugs. This may pave the way for new and better medicines.

Seven per cent of the adult population suffers from schizophrenia, and although scientists have tried for centuries to understand the disease, they still do not know what causes the disease or which physiological changes it causes in the body. Doctors cannot make the diagnosis by looking for specific physiological changes in the patient's blood or tissue, but have to diagnose from... [Read More]
Saturday, April 12th | Posted by Phungushead | 0 Replies
Forget taking a little blue pill - now you can have Viagra ICE CREAM
A British ice-cream maker has invented a dessert which can help with erectile dysfunction - by flavouring the batch with Viagra.

The Arousal flavour contains around 25mg of Viagra per scoop. It was created on specific request from a celebrity customer of South Wales ice cream company, Lick Me I’m Delicious.

Inventor Charlie Harry Francis added the Viagra to the ice cream and used champagne for flavour to complete the bespoke recipe.

Viagra is available in 25 milligrams, 50 milligrams, and 100 milligrams. For most patients, the recommended dose is 50 milligrams.

Mr Francis says he was approached by an ‘A-list celebrity’ to create the very specific flavour for a party, and spent a few days perfecting the recipe. He said: ‘It's all very secretive. We had to sign a confidentiality agreement so I can't reveal the name of the client. All I'm allowed to say... [Read More]
Friday, April 11th | Posted by Rob Cypher | 1 Reply

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