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Sex, Drugs And...Drugs: How Music Festivals Have Evolved For The Worse

ByAnonymous
Amidst recent controversies, Van’s Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has stated he is entertaining the idea of minimum age requirements for the festival. Warped Tour is one of the oldest running music festivals of our time, since its inception in…

What Adderall And Study Drugs Do To Your Natural Sleep Patterns

ByShannon Ullman
Sometimes referred to as “cognitive enhancers” or “academic steroids," study drugs have become increasingly popular for enhancing overall cognitive performance. When ingested, study drugs help individuals concentrate, as well as become more alert…

Mom Accused Of Killing Child With Drugs, Telling Her It Was A 'Blue Smartie'

ByKaylin Pound
There's nothing more heartbreaking than the death of a young, innocent child. In June 2013, 4-year-old Poppy Widdison died from a cardiac arrest after she was taken from the drug-filled home of her mother's boyfriend to Sheffield Children's Hospital…

There's Finally Proof The War On Drugs Began Because Of Racism

ByJohn Haltiwanger
The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. With just 5 percent of the global population, the US possesses 25 percent of all the world's prisoners. At the center of all this is the War on Drugs, a costly, futile, decades-long…

Trump Says Border Wall Will Help End Drug Culture In The US, But He's Wrong

ByJohn Haltiwanger
President Donald Trump claimed his border wall would help end the drug culture in the US during a recent interview with AP. But, he's wrong. In the interview, which was extremely bizarre overall, Trump said, If we stop 1 percent of the drugs from…

The Case For Legalizing Drugs (Yes, All of Them)

ByAndrew Syrios
Vices are not crimes. And, while drug use (or drug abuse) certainly qualifies as a vice, the force of law does not need to punish those who do it. Mere legalization does not necessarily mean something is condoned. After all, should other vices,…

10 Reasons Why I Can't Trust People Who Don't Do Drugs

ByLaura Argintar
Disclaimer: This post is meant to be funny, sarcastic and not at all suggestive; using drugs is a serious matter. Drugs are not to be abused. We are not promoting drug use, we are poking fun at it. Addiction is real and if you think you or someone…

How Obama's Love For 'The Wire' Shows The War On Drugs Has Failed

ByJohn Haltiwanger
“The Wire” is arguably one of the best television shows of all time as well as one of the most important. Set in Baltimore, MD, it's a sophisticated, poignant, disturbing and entertaining drama that chronicles the impact of the war on drugs in…

Actor Who Plays Pablo Escobar On 'Narcos' Thinks We Should Legalize Drugs

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Wagner Moura, the Brazilian actor who plays Pablo Escobar in "Narcos," has some very strong opinions about the War on Drugs. When you have to try and get inside the head of perhaps the most notorious drug trafficker in history, it's probably hard…

D.A.R.E. Just Removed Marijuana From Its List Of 'Gateway Drugs'

ByJulian Sonny
We all remember the day D.A.R.E. walked into our classrooms and instilled the fear of hard drugs in our heads. That sh*t was no joke. A lot has changed since then, and I'm sure as everyone got older, we all started to f*ck around with those…

The Most Dangerous Drugs In The World

ByAidan Sakiri
Many scientific and psychiatric studies confirm that there are a number of drugs which have potentially extreme and dangerous effects on the health of the individual who uses them. Science asserts that excess of all these drugs is bad and can cause…

These Are The Most Popular Drugs Used At Music Festivals Around The World

ByAdam Pliskin
It's not surprising people use drugs at music festivals. That seems to be one of the main reasons people go to music festivals in the first place. But what drugs are the most popular at festivals? Well, DrugAbuse.com recently completed a study to…

Ireland Wants To Decriminalize Drugs And Create Safe Houses For Addicts

BySean Levinson
Ireland intends to decriminalize several drugs and open clinics where addicts can use drugs without legal punishment. The Independent reports Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, minister of Ireland's National Drugs Strategy, said at the London School of Economics…

Why Psychedelic Drugs Might Be The Key To Treating Mental Illness

ByJohn Haltiwanger
When most people think of drugs like LSD, MDMA and magic mushrooms, they likely picture a bunch of sweaty hipsters jamming out to EDM at Coachella. All three drugs have a history of their own and varying effects, but they all appear to be starting a…

What Drugs And Alcohol Do To Your Aura, And Why You Should Care

ByRosey Baker
If you're a fun person, you probably agree that drinking and doing drugs equals having a great time. The metaphysical reason for this is because when you do a drug that gets you high, your aura will expand to contain your soul's energy, which rises…

26 Reasons Why Men Are Exactly Like Drugs

ByLauren Martin
“Men are like drugs. They make you high, they bring you down and you never quite understand what made you want to try it in the first place.” I’m not ashamed to admit that this analogy is one from the esteemed Carrie Bradshaw. In a curious…

High School Girls Invent Subtle Method To Detect Date Rape Drugs In Your Drink

BySean Abrams
A group of high school girls are attempting to fight against rape culture with a brand-new — and extremely subtle — invention: a straw. Victoria Roca, Susana Cappello, and Carolina Baigorri, all of whom are students at Gulliver Preparatory School in…

5 Ways LSD And Other Psychedelic Drugs May Actually Be Good For You

ByKate Ryan
Think of acid and you probably think about drugged-out hippies twirling obliviously to the Grateful Dead. Turns out, LSD has been badly misrepresented. With new studies proving how beneficial psychedelic drugs can be for our bodies and minds, there…

Artist Creates Psychedelic Illustrations While On 20 Different Drugs

ByKaylin Pound
At some point, I think we've all wondered how drugs would change our perception of the world around us. For his latest project, Brian Pollett, who also goes by the name Pixel-Pusha, set out to paint a picture of exactly what it's like to be high on…

Model May Face Death Penalty For Reportedly Smuggling Drugs Into China

BySean Levinson
A Colombian model may face death after she was discovered to be carrying illegal drugs into China. Juliana Lopez, 22, is the winner of the Miss Antioquia beauty contest and was supposed to compete in this week's Miss World Medellín pageant, Daily…

How 4 Different Drugs Can Change The Size Of A Guy's Penis

BySheena Sharma
If I had to count on my fingers the number of times I've had to deal with a guy's whiskey dick, I'd be out of fingers. Drunken one-night stands are ONLY fun (and functional) when the guy can keep it up. It seems like people always talk about how…

Jay Z's New Film About The War On Drugs Is So Honest, It'll Give You Chills

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Shawn Carter, aka Jay Z, just released a powerful video on what an "epic fail" the War on Drugs has been. Forty-five years later, it's time to rethink our policy and laws. The War on Drugs is an epic fail. The video, which is narrated by Jay Z and…

Informant Deaths Are Another Sign That The War On Drugs Needs To Go

ByAlexandra Svokos
Andrew Sadek was a college student in North Dakota when he was arrested for selling $80 worth of marijuana in November 2013. Sadek faced up to 41 years in prison based on state law, but cops told him there was a way out: He could become a campus…

Jim Carrey Is Being Sued For Allegedly Giving Drugs To His Late Ex-Girlfriend

ByAnna Menta
Jim Carrey has been accused of giving his ex-girlfriend the fatal drugs that caused her death. Cathriona White overdosed almost exactly a year ago, on September 24, 2015, when she was 30 years old. Police concluded her death was a suicide, after…

6 Reasons Why A Runner's High Is The Only High You'll Ever Need

BySamantha Brodsky
There's no doubt that exercise is good for the body and mind. Even when you'd rather be curled up watching Netflix with a glass (or three) of wine, you know a workout — whenever you get to it — will be good for you. I've always been active. When I…

Here's How Long Drugs Like Weed And Cocaine Will Stay In Your System

ByKate Ryan
Ever broken out in a cold sweat at the mere thought of a "drug test?" Samesies. But how screwed are you, really? Business Insider Science released a new video on Thursday explaining how long all the best drugs typically stay in your system. From…

How Drones Are Being Used To Carry Drugs Across The US-Mexico Border

ByJohn Haltiwanger
A remote-controlled drone carrying six pounds of methamphetamine just crashed in a supermarket parking lot in Mexico, not far from the US border. Jorge Morrua, spokesman for Tijuana police, said that the drone crashed on Tuesday night near the San…

Drugs And War: The Nazis Used Meth, And ISIS Might Be Using Coke

ByJohn Haltiwanger
One year ago, most Americans viewed al-Qaeda as the most formidable terrorist organization in the world. Yet, the rapid ascent of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or IS) over the course of 2014 has challenged these assumptions. The…

The Scary Reason So Many Rapists Aren't Getting Caught Drugging Their Victims

ByAlexandra Svokos
Two 21-year-old German women found Dennis Edison's listing on a couch-surfing website. They decided to stay at his place in Long Beach, New York, when they visited in November 2015. On the second night of their stay, Edison made the women cocktails.…

PSA: Stop Using Venmo To Pay For Drugs, It's A Really Stupid Idea

ByEmily Arata
Whatever you do, kids, don't do drugs. And if you plan on doing them, don't leave an electronic trail that leads straight back to you. Drug dealers and customers alike are reportedly "fretting" since last week's arrest of Columbia University…

How Taking Drugs When You Have A Mental Illness Can Cause A Scary High

ByAnonymous
“I think I gave you my crazy,” my ex-boyfriend said, leaning his face close to mine. My eyes were wide. I was screaming my own name inside of my head. Panic rose inside of me like liquid nitrogen. A cold burn filled my chest, running down my arms to…

I Tried Marijuana Lube, And This Is Your Vagina On Drugs

ByStylite
I recently heard about the new Foria cannabis lube. It's manufactured exclusively for women. Women tired of the same boring old lube without any drugs in it. The world has always told my lady boner that weed and sexual pleasure don't happen at the…

Frat Accused Of Initiating Members By Teaching Them How To Use Date Rape Drugs

ByAlexandra Svokos
The Delta Upsilon fraternity at the University of Missouri-Columbia is being accused of teaching new members to use date rape drugs. Apparently, older members of the frat gave each pledge three pills and told them to use the pills on women in order…

Guy Gives Up Drugs, Alcohol And Junk Food, Loses A Whopping 125 Pounds

ByGillian Fuller
As a teenager, Stephen Odom spent much of his free time doing what teenagers do: drinking alcohol and smoking weed. But unlike his friends, who were able to keep their use recreational, Odom developed a habit. In a blog post, he explained, It…

This Girl Almost Didn't Sleep With A One-Night Stand Because He'd Never Done Drugs

ByCandice Jalili
This week we have Jane* who was going to bang anyone to get out of her long dry spell. 9:30 pm: I'm pre-gaming, and I'm on a mission. I was going through a dry spell the past few months, and I was ready to get back in the game. I wanted to get laid,…

Here's How You Can Talk To Your Dog About Drugs This 420

ByKate Ryan
The signs are all there. She's been sleeping all day long in the strangest positions. She ignores you when you ask her where she's been. She eats disgusting food combinations with a ravenous appetite. It's time to face the facts: Your dog is smoking…

Smarter People Have More Sex, Do More Drugs And Stay Up Later Because It's The Smarter Thing To Do

BySean Levinson
A new study has found that smarter people not only tend to stay up later, but also regularly engage in recreational sex and drug use. According to Esquire magazine, English researchers recently discovered that students at prestigious schools like…

Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos)

ByRobert Anthony
In what could be considered the craziest/most creative drug experiment ever, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders pushed himself to the limit when he decided to take a different drug every day for a few weeks. Not only was he not sober, but he also drew a…

Kim Kardashian Got Real About How Kris Jenner Reacted To Her Doing Drugs

ByJamie LeeLo
The world is not past Kim Kardashian revealing on Keeping Up With The Kardashians that she once took ecstasy. Well, twice, actually. As Kardashian put it, she "did ecstasy once and got married" and then she "did it again and made a sex tape." The…

Lamar Odom May Be Back On Drugs, Crack Pipes Allegedly Found At His House

ByKate Ryan
According to TMZ, Lamar Odom may have relapsed after friends visiting him reportedly found crack pipes, roaches and other drug paraphernalia "scattered" around his home. Allegedly, the discovery came out of an attempt friends made to check Odom back…

An 'Abortion Drone' Will Be Sent To Poland To Drop Drugs To Women

ByMadeline Concannon
Due to the oppressive abortion laws in Poland, a drone is scheduled to drop medical abortion pills in the country for Polish women in need. This “abortion drone” will be sent by Women on Waves, a nonprofit organization providing medical abortion…

Family's Vacation Was Ruined When Police Raided Airbnb And Found Drugs

BySean Levinson
A family reportedly rented a house on Airbnb for a vacation, only to see the location raided by police who searched the home for drugs. Dieter Winkler, 48, along with his partner and five children, ages 9 to 18, rented the three-bedroom home in…

Coast Guard Finds Drug Submarine Smuggling 7 Tons Of Cocaine In Insane Video

ByOliver McAteer
Drug smugglers were caught trying to bring in more than seven tons of cocaine to the US in a submarine off the coast of San Diego. The US Coast Guard discussed the huge seizure as they celebrated a record-breaking year of confiscation which amounted…

College Students Create Nail Polish That Changes Colors When Exposed To Date Rape Drugs

ByEmily Arata
Four male students at North Carolina State University are attempting to put an end to date rape with their own hands. More accurately, they're ending it with the hands of their friends, girlfriends and female supporters. The guys — Ankesh Madan,…

5 Ways To Escape Your Anxiety-Ridden Mind Without Self-Medicating

ByZara Barrie
I used to be so intensely anxious all of the time that I would pop benzodiazepines into my mouth like they were breath mints. “Benzodiazepines” are in the Xanax, Klonopin and Valium family of psychotropic drugs. They're used to treat anxiety…

This Mom Thought She Found Drugs In Her Daughter's Room And Was So Very Wrong

ByAlec MacDonald
Being a parent is tough. You want to give your kid space, but you also need to make sure that you keep a close eye on the things they get up to so they don't make your same youthful mistakes. Drugs and alcohol are an especially difficult subject for…

Yes, We Love EDM And No, We're Not All On Drugs

BySierra Vandervort
As much as Andy Samberg and "SNL" like to make fun of it, the EDM scene is growing rapidly in America. Festival junkies and bass heads alike are uniting to celebrate this revolutionary genre of music. But as popular as it has become, electronic…

It Never Lasts Forever: Why Happiness Is A Temporary High Like Drugs

ByZara Barrie
Happiness is a temporary high. Like drugs. To think it’s a state we can exist in forever is to think it’s realistic to be high forever, with no comedown. Which isn’t the case. After all, what goes up must always come down, right? I used to strive to…

Kim K Just Revealed She Was On Drugs When She Filmed Her Infamous Sex Tape

ByKaren Ruffini
It takes a lot to surprise me. And I mean a lot. But our girl Kim Kardashian has me over here with my jaw on the damn floor after confessing something pretty shocking on the most recent episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. If you somehow…

15 Athletes Who Didn't Let Drugs Get In The Way Of Their Success

ByJulian Sonny
The recent revelation of Lamar Odom and his crack-addicted past definitely came as a shocker to the sports world. However, this is also just a reminder that pro athletes, no matter how rich or famous they are, are human beings, too. I mean, can we…