DRUG INFORMATION

Fraser Scott in Drug Information
6 April 2018

Other Highs

I’ve surveyed a lot of people who take drugs to find out why they take them and the answers are varied. But typical answers often include relaxation, creativity, escape from boredom and social inclusion.

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Samuel in Drug Information
25 March 2018

Fake News

A lot of the drug education—as little as there was at my school, was pretty poor, uninformed and not very educative at all. The perceived lack of understanding from the teachers, parents and thus ‘society’ at large was a major enabler for my friends in taking drugs.

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Devin in Drug Information
25 March 2018

University Freshers are Prime Targets for Drug Dealers

New university students, having just finished spending the majority of their life studying and working hard to gain acceptance into the school of their choice, are met with many challenges throughout their university years.

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Made In Hell Not Heaven

Fentanyl is a man made copy cat drug. It copies heron and produces very very similar effects for example euphoria, sleeplessness, relaxation and the masking over of pain. It also causes constipation and confusion.

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Skunk or Dope—An Education as to What it Is and Where it Comes From

Cannabis is commonly known these days as Skunk. It is made up from the dried leaves and stalks of the hemp plant. In my day it just used to be called Ganja, weed or just Grass. Now it has even more nick names depending on where you are. Its normal name is hemp.

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Marijuana Mania—Effects on the Mind, Morals and a Message

Marijuana is a Class B hallucinogen. It brings on altered perceptions of the environment one is in, ones thoughts, and ones feelings. You simply don’t see the world as it actually is, you see something else. Feelings get all mixed up, one is no longer lucid and it’s hard to figure out where one is geographically or what time it is. One’s memory gets really mixed up. What happened a couple of weeks ago can seem like yesterday and yesterday can seem like years ago.

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Devin in Drug Information
2 March 2018

Adderall Abuse Amongst Professionals

Adderall is a prescription drug commonly used to treat ADHD. It has mainly been abused in colleges and universities to aid students in their studies. Adderall is very powerful and much more potent than other amphetamines like Ritalin, for example.

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Isolde in Drug Information
16 January 2018

Identifying Heroin Use

In the past 5 years, deaths in the UK relating to heroin have risen strikingly . How does one identify the signs of heroin use in a family member, a friend or colleague, or a loved one? Heroin is an opiate which acts quickly. A surge of euphoria arrives within seconds.

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Isolde in Drug Information
8 January 2018

Pop Culture Power Gone Wrong

How to destroy a generation of future leaders (Photo by alexkich/Shutterstock.com) With the evolution of social media over the past 10 years, messages from pop culture influencers rebound around the world in a matter of seconds.

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Isolde in Drug Information
2 January 2018

Alcohol… Greeting 2018 with a Hangover?

The Christmas parties are over. The New Years Eve gatherings are rapidly becoming a distant memory. Many hangovers have been had and are now fading. Massive amounts of alcohol have now been consumed throughout the UK, Europe, and the world in the last week.

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