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Political fear-mongering just magnifies the harm ice can do

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By John Fitzgerald, University of Melbourne

There is no doubt methamphetamine can cause harm, and no doubt most who work in drug policy aim to help drug users. 963 more words



You’re keeping me waiting,
Passing the time, you’re slowly fading.
I’m just sitting here faded,
This bond that we share is exaggerated.
Tonight I own you; 79 more words


11 yo Challenges Medical Pot Facts at School, Mum Arrested

Staggeringly a young boy challenges assertions presented in a drug education class and is then referred to Child Protective Services by over zealous councillors.

Irrespective of the outcome of the raid, it seems extremely heavy handed to contact the police because a child challenges school authority.



Furosemide Blues

My doctor found excess water
In my ankles and my feet.
He said, “I have a cure for you,
Here’s a pill that can’t be beat.” 97 more words


Ummm,,,, Wow, really don’t know what to say about this….

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga — An Augusta area mother is facing charges after confessing to her Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor that she threw a party involved alcohol, drugs, and sex for her 16-year-old daughter.

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Mental Health!

My feelings towards mental health are strong! I may not be a sufferer of a mental illness myself but I have experienced first hand what it can do to people. 560 more words


Counterfeit Medicine

The production of counterfeit medicine in Poland is a growing problem. The head of the Main Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Zofia Ulz says that the quantity of fake medicine is still on the increase. 131 more words