Articles tagged with Heroin

10 Inventive But Ultimately Failed Drug Smuggling Methods

As drug trafficking laws in many countries get tougher than ever, drug dealers are finding more and more creative ways of smuggling their illicit merchandise.


Amphetamines Mixing

The greatest danger from mixing other drugs with amphetamines is additional strain on the heart and increased blood pressure. Be careful. Please note that there have been very few scientific studies into the effects of combining psychoactive drugs. The information presented here is anecdotal. It is based on the subjective reports of experienced users. Different people will respond differently to different drugs and drug combination. Know your body. alcohol Allows extended binge drinking. Increases likelihood of aggressive / irresponsible behavior. Not good for liver and kidneys. Terrible hangover.


A Vaccine for Heroin Addiction: Too Good to Be True?

It is only through a comprehensive biopsychosocial approach that lasting recovery can be achieved.


Book Review: The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll

One writer reviews The Basketball Diaries, a riveting first-person account of Jim Carroll's decent into drug addiction as a teenager in New York during the 60s.


Cannabis Mixing

Users contend that cannabis mixes well with other drugs. But while there are arguments that little or no major health risks are associated with using it, we recommend that you do not use cannabis and visit our cannabis effects page to learn why. If you are in the company of individuals using cannabis or plan to use yourself, be aware of how cannabis combines with other substances so that your risk of becoming a statistic is lessened. Again, the best choice is not using and avoidance of those who do.


Cocaine Mixing

Cocaine is a stimulant, an 'upper', and can mix strangely with 'downers'. Be careful. Please note that there have been very few scientific studies into the effects of combining psychoactive drugs. The information presented here is anecdotal. It is based on the subjective reports of experienced users. Different people will respond differently to different drugs and drug combinations. Know your body. alcohol the two combine to form cocaethylene in the body, a compound which increases the effect and puts more stress on the heart amphetamines unlikely combination as the effects are so similar; increased strain on heart, increased toxicity


Cory Monteith's Cause of Death Confirmed: Alcohol and Heroin Toxicity

Cory Monteith from the TV show "Glee" died from mixing heroin and alcohol, a toxic mixture, according to the British Columbia Coroners Service.


Could Evzio be the New Heroin Overdose Antidote?

Evzio allows care providers and family members to inject a single dose of the drug naloxone, which is used to counteract the effects of opiates such as heroin.


Eight Drug Smugglers Killed By Firing Squad in Indonesia

The April 29 execution of two Bali heroin smugglers who were arrested in 2005 has led an Australian foreign diplomat in protest of the executions.


Feds Push States To Provide Medical Treatment for Heroin Addicts

New funds being provided through SAMHSA will provide funds for programs in states which provide medication-assisted treatment protocols.



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