20 April 2010

Author Marie Lee explains how cannabis eases symptoms of chronic pain and autism in her 9-year-old son. In three parts: 1, 2, 3.

Oh and happy 4/20.

[via:Randi Harper]

2 March 2010

Marijuana use by seniors goes up as boomers age

[via:Tommy Rosenqvist]

25 February 2010

crayon drug raid mikkel sommer

[via:Yay Everyday]

5 December 2009

Astronauts on Drugs

[via:Slashdot]

10 November 2009

British soldier reveals disarray within the Afghan police force

[via:No Agenda]

30 October 2009

NY Times: Drug Trading Brother of Afghan Leader Said to Be Paid by C.I.A.

“Ahmed Wali Karzai […] a suspected player in the country’s booming illegal opium trade, gets regular payments from the Central Intelligence Agency, and has for much of the past eight years […] The C.I.A.’s practices also suggest that the United States is not doing everything in its power to stamp out the lucrative Afghan drug trade, a major source of revenue for the Taliban.”

[via:No Agenda]

27 October 2009

The fucking word of the day

“[You’re] probably already familiar with the concept of The Word of the Day. […] Here’s the idea: things are easier to learn when it involves sex, drugs, and fucking swearing. Because we’re interested in that shit.”

[via:Nelg]

23 October 2009

Confessions of an Opium-Seeker

Follow Nick Tosches on his obsessive journey towards finding just the right kind of almost extinct venue to smoke opium in.

[via:Give Me Something To Read]

19 September 2009

British doctor faces action over claims of ‘ghost writing’ for US drug company

Doctors have been agreeing to be named as authors on studies written by employees of the pharmaceutical industry, giving greater credibility to medical research, according to new evidence.

The Guardian has learned that one of Britain’s leading bone specialists is facing disciplinary action over accusations that he was involved in “ghost writing”.

22 August 2009

Trends In Afghan Drug Lord Spending

In which we also learn about “narcotecture”, the glamorous, kitschy architecture taste of the top drug traders.

[via:Hacker News]

19 August 2009

A follow-up on Scotland’s “Trainspotting” heroin generation

[via:Metafilter]

9 July 2009

A Drug That Could Give You Perfect Visual Memory

[via:Hacker News]

2 July 2009

SCIAM: Portugal’s Drug Decriminalization Policy Shows Positive Results

[via:paaki]

26 June 2009

Cop car bong

WHAT-A-BONG

A collection of drug paraphernalia. The cop car bong is a fairly epic example.

[via:Charris]

14 June 2009

World Health Organization global Cocaine Project Study suppressed by the United States for 13 years

[via:Mummila]

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