It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great harm on society just to prohibit a substance far less dangerous than alcohol.
Durante la última década, el interés y el uso de la ayahuasca se ha expandido de manera exponencial. Este fenómeno ha activado tanto el avance de la investigación científica sobre sus efectos, riesgos y potencial terapéutico, como serios desafíos legales, éticos y de sostenibilidad.
Naloxone is nontoxic and non-addictive, and it can quickly — typically within seconds, or sometimes minutes — reverse the potentially deadly effects of opioids. It’s safe to use because you can’t get high on it; it works by blocking the effect of opioids on the brain, so it produces the opposite of a high: withdrawal.
There has been an upswell of interest in naloxone since the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of a suspected overdose.
Homer may have been talking about opium when he sang of the lotus-eating habit that turned good soldiers into dreamy layabouts.
Global Drug Survey 2013, the biggest worldwide survey of drug use ever carried out. It takes about 10 minutes to fill in, is completely anonymous, and by being part of it, you could help change the world.
Very cool project — over 20,000 responses so far, with a goal of 25,000.
El miércoles 22 de agosto los impulsores de la iniciativa “Ley de drogas: es hora de cambiar” presentaron en el Congreso Nacional de Brasil el proyecto de ley.
Con alrededor de 101,000 firmas, ciudadanos del mundo apoyaron la descriminalización propuesta por la campaña, que busca llegar al…