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“Molly” is Not Purer Than “Ecstasy” and There is Data to Prove It

“Molly” is Not Purer Than “Ecstasy” and There is Data to Prove It
The terms “molly” and “ecstasy” are oftentimes used to describe different forms of the same drug: MDMA. Molly is a street term used to identify powdered MDMA, while ecstasy is used to identify pressed MDMA that comes in pills of various shapes, sizes, and colors. While this vernacular is used to differentiate the form of the drug, molly and ecstasy are ... Read more
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News Jul 10, 2017

Let’s Celebrate Freedom When Drugs Are Decriminalized (at the Least)

Let’s Celebrate Freedom When Drugs Are Decriminalized (at the Least)
Today, we celebrate America’s 241st birthday. As many would say, we are celebrating freedom. Freedom and liberty and democracy–all the things that make America great (again?). But, while white, educated, middle-to-upper class adults enjoy fireworks, BBQ, and drinking themselves into a dazed but legal stupor, we need to pause and take a moment to ... Read more
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News Jul 4, 2017

It’s science: Methamphetamine and Adderall produce identical effects

It’s science: Methamphetamine and Adderall produce identical effects
On the spectrum of stigma associated with virtually all illicit drug use, methamphetamine is definitely on the high end, along with heroin and crack cocaine. We all remember seeing the billboards and television ads plastered all over with fear-inciting images of pale and sickly people with missing teeth and sores all over their bodies. The advertisements ... Read more
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News Jul 3, 2017