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The New Street Drugs You Need to Know in 2021

No matter how many new street drugs hit the market, it seems there’s always another on the horizon. Between semi-legal “supplements” and misused prescriptions, it’s not always easy to recognize a drug as dangerous. The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the landscape as people look for an escape through anti-anxiety drugs. To help you stay informed, … Continued

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Is Kratom Legal? Kratom Legality by State

You can find kratom online, in smoke shops, in “health” stores and even in farmers’ markets throughout the United States. With such widespread availability, you might have questioned whether the drug is safe, or even legal. Medical experts can answer the first question: as an addictive substance, the drug carries risks that outweigh the benefits … Continued

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How long do edibles stay in your system?

How Long Do Edibles Stay in Your System?

Edibles stay in your system between 3-12 days By contrast, a single marijuana cigarette stays in your system about 3 days The exact length depends on how much you consume, and whether you’re an occasional or habitual user. It can take up to 30 days for marijuana to leave your system if you use regularly. … Continued

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Cocaine FAQ

Cocaine FAQ: Everything You Wish You Knew

While the opioid crisis has dominated addiction headlines, cocaine overdoses have been steadily rising. After a period of relative stability a decade ago, the CDC reported that hospitalizations from cocaine rose 27% between 2013 and 2018. In fact, more than 10% of all emergency room drug overdoses can now be attributed to cocaine. Many of … Continued

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Smoking Weed While Pregnant: Why Use Is on the Rise, and What the Experts Say

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, marijuana use among expectant mothers doubled between 2002 and 2017 to an estimated 7% overall. As many as 12% of mothers said they’ve used marijuana during their first trimester. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) further reveals that marijuana is the most-used illicit … Continued

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What Is Phenibut? Experts Share What You Need to Know

What Is Phenibut? Phenibut is a central nervous system depressant developed in the 1960s by the Soviet Union to treat anxiety. Today, Russia and other Eastern European countries still use the drug to treat depression, alcoholism, and a range of other ailments, from post-traumatic stress disorder to motion sickness. Although many countries have banned medical … Continued

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How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?

How long drugs stay in your system can depend on many factors, including the substance, dosage, your metabolism, and even your tolerance. How long you can detect a drug in your system also depends on the test used and how it was performed. Here’s what you need to know. Factors That Impact How Long a … Continued

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Coping with Adderall Comedown: 10 Ways to Ease Recovery

Have questions about Adderall addiction? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Known as a “study drug,” Adderall is widely used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A controlled substance consisting of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, it can give you heightened focus and energy — but only for a while. One of … Continued

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The Alcoholism Gene: Fact or Fiction?

Studies suggest that genetics contribute between 45% and 65% of a person’s tendency toward alcoholism Adoption studies show that alcoholism correlates more strongly with biological parents than adoptive parents There is no single “alcoholism gene.” A recent study found up to 18 genes associated with heavy drinking   If you are among the millions of … Continued

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