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Stimulant Khat Banned In United Kingdom

By McCarton Ackerman

The ban sent khat businesses both at home and abroad scrambling for ways to make up the loss of income. MORE  

'Speckled Cross' Claims 19 In Northern Ireland

By McCarton Ackerman

Yet another legal, unregulated drug is wreaking havoc on young lives. MORE  

Occasional Stimulant Use Changes Brain Of Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new research study shows that even part-time stimulant use can alter brain chemistry. MORE  

U.K. Sees Staggering Rise In 'Legal High' Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overall drug use being at record lows, Britain has seen a sudden explosion of deaths related to dietary supplements and laughing gas. MORE  

The Third Reich's Love Affair With Meth

By Victoria Kim

It was seen as the "ideal war drug" by the Nazis. Incredibly, German troops were still offered it as late as 1988. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Jon Bon Jovi says daughter's heroin overdose was "my worst moment as a father," a new toothbrush shoots caffeine into your mouth, and 1 in 10 teens use "study drugs." MORE  

Treating Sex and Drug Addictions All at Once

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug and sex addictions can "fuse" into a single "hybrid" condition, the inventor of a specialized high-end treatment program tells The Fix. MORE  

Kids With ADHD Want Their Meds

By McCarton Ackerman

Highly controversial ADHD medications receive a ringing endorsement from the kids who take them. MORE  

Students Still Seek Better Grades Through Drugs

By Chrisanne Grise

High-pressure high schools are hotbeds of the risky abuse of "academic steroids" like Adderall. MORE  

Driver High on Bath Salts Arrested for DUI

By Jeff Forester

"It's the law trying to keep up with the chemistry," explains Minnesota Sheriff Dave Bellows. MORE  

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