Friday, February 22nd, 2019

What is Ritalin lung?

What is Ritalin lung? Ritalin is the common name for methylphenidate, classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule II narcotic—the same classification as cocaine, morphine and amphetamines. It is abused by teens for its stimulant effects. Even when Ritalin is used as a prescription drug, it may have severe effects including nervousness, insomnia, […]

New York Needle Exchange Programs

New York needle exchange programs New York Needle exchange programs always bring about controversy because there are still people who believe in the “Just Say No” mentality and then there are others who believe in harm reduction. Why New York needle exchange programs in the first place? Around the globe there are illicit drug users […]

The dangers of reusing old cotton

The dangers of reusing old cotton can range from miniscule to downright horrendous. In almost all cases the advice is to avoid reusing old cotton at all costs. What is reusing old cotton? When drug users shoot up or use drugs intravenously they filter a mixture of water and their drug with a piece of […]