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HIV/AIDS Drug Produces Effects Like LSD

By McCarton Ackerman

Popular antiretroviral drug Efavirenz is found to make users hallucinate. MORE  

Which Drugs Are the Biggest Killers?

By Bryan Le

This stark graph shows how Rx drugs bear the most responsibility for rising OD deaths in the US. MORE  

Can Virtual Reality Help Addicts Beat Relapse?

By Ben Feuerherd

Researchers believe exposing addicts to simulated triggers can help them beat real-world relapse. MORE  

Afghan Opium Production Up for Third Year Running

By Victoria Kim

Poppy cultivation is set to hit a "record high," says the UN, amid fears of "the world's first true narco-state." MORE  

Should Sex and Drug Education Be Taught Online?

By Valerie Tejeda

New studies find more "sensitive" subjects may be more effectively taught online. MORE  

"Benzo Fury" Is Legal, But Ragingly Addictive

By McCarton Ackerman

The popular synthetic club drug is as addictive as cocaine, researchers warn. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Rally for legal pot draws thousands, DUIs are down in Boston, and friends fear Cat Marnell will blow her book deal money on drugs. MORE  

The 10 Strangest Drugs in Fiction

By Samuel Reaves Slaton

The real world's got nothing on the invented substances found in the trippiest works of literature, like A Clockwork Orange, The Lord of the Rings and Infinite Jest. MORE  

Drug Sweeps in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Routine shakedowns for drugs or alcohol catch inmates by surprise, a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Video: How to Use Drugs "Correctly"

By Bryan Le

A controversial Danish campaign educates young drug users on safer practices. MORE  

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Researchers found that caffeine can potentially block changes in the brain caused by cocaine, particularly in women.

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