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Cambodia’s Ecstasy Trade

April 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Ecstasy, Substance Abuse

The dangers of ecstasy go beyond its risk to users; it can also be toxic to the environment. In southwest Cambodia, the production of oil used to make ecstasy is destroying trees and the livelihoods of local inhabitants. Sassafras oil, or safrole oil, is the main ingredient in the club drug, ecstasy.  The sassafras oil […]

Social Problems Associated with Alcoholism

March 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Addiction, Alcohol, Substance Abuse

Social Problems Associated with Alcoholism Alcoholism is associated with many harmful social problems for the drinker and anyone the drinker comes into contact with. Social problems associated with alcoholism can include things such as accidents, career related problems, family problems, and domestic problems. Unfortunately social problems associated with alcoholism don’t just affect the drinker but […]

Is acetaminophen dangerous?

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Acetaminophen

The well-known pain reliever and anti-inflammatory drug acetaminophen is great for minor aches and pains but as with all drugs it has its dangers. You may be wondering with a common drug, such as acetaminophen, is it dangerous? There are some dangers with acetaminophen. The dangers of acetaminophen are usually in accordance with other factors […]

Can you eat meth?

September 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Meth

Methamphetamine, also known as Chalk, Crank, Croak, Crypto, Crystal, Fire, Glass, Meth, Tweek, or White Cross, is a central nervous system stimulant. It increases energy, awareness, and alertness. In high doses, it causes a feeling of euphoria. Meth can be prescribed by a doctor, but this is rare, as its medical uses are limited. Most […]

Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Use

April 23, 2012 by  
Filed under Substance Abuse

Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Use By Jenny Hunt Cocaine is a powerful stimulant. It creates a feeling of euphoria, which makes it extremely addictive. The powdered form of cocaine can be snorted or dissolved in water and then injected. Crack is the street name given to the form of cocaine that has been processed to […]

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