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4 Dangerous Drugs Doctors Gave Your Grandparents

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington at Real Food for Life Many of the drugs that we know are illegal and dangerous, like heroin, were once easily bought at the corner drugstore…

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Mexican Drought So Bad, Even Drug Trade Is Taking a Hit

Severe drought reduces illegal marijuana and opium planting in Northern Mexico. The drought afflicting the area is described as the worst in 70 years. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_ra…

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The Highs and Lows of Poppy Seeds

A few weeks ago, while diligently following a recipe for a poppy seed cake, I gathered up a cup of black poppy seeds and, as the recipe directed, I put them in the coffee grinder and pulverized them f…

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