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Magic Mushrooms Fight Authoritarianism
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, resistance, psychedelics, plants, Progressives, nature )

- 53 days ago -
New research suggests that psilocybin use can promote an anti-authoritarian attitude.
The Creator of Facebook's "I Love" Has Removed All Its Apps
Offbeat  (tags: humans, health, protection, prevention, society, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health )

- 165 days ago -
Justin Rosenstein, in full digital detoxification, even compares Snapchat to heroin.
Call To Arms   video
Offbeat  (tags: Call to Arms, SNL, Sturgill Simpson, musician, music video, anti war song, drugs, Afghanistan )

- 382 days ago -
Due to the fact that he is not one to filter his opinions when speaking, Sturgill Simpson is not a very well know musician. During his moments on SNL, he was allowed to sing one of his most empowering anti-war songs from all of his albums: Call to Arms.
Cocaine Worth £50m Washes Up on Norfolk Beaches
Offbeat  (tags: Cocaine, Drugs, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England )

- 405 days ago -
Police were alerted, and further packages of the class A drug were found near Caister-on-Sea on Friday morning. The total amount seized is around 360 kg.
Colbert Skewers EpiPen Makers and Big Pharma
Offbeat  (tags: allergies, medicine, drugs, Big Pharma, greed, EpiPens, videos, humor )

- 569 days ago -
Watch the whole video - some unrelated but funny stuff at the end
Pfizer Acts to Stop Its Drugs Being Used in Lethal Injections
Offbeat  (tags: Pharmaceutical Company, Drugs, Executions, USA )

- 678 days ago -
America's prisons have found it increasingly difficult in recent years to obtain the drugs needed to carry out executions,
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

- 795 days ago -
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
7 Ways to Stretch Your Marijuana Dollar
Offbeat  (tags: greenproducts, humans, AlternativeMed, drugs, save money )

- 810 days ago -
Here's a good New Year's resolution: Spend less money on weed.Marijuana is increasingly legal and growing in acceptance, but it still ain't cheap. The national pound price is around $2,000, the ounce price is over $200 even in most legalization states.
Victoria Lab Experiments Kill 100 Dogs for Drug and Dental Research
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, dental, drugs, labs, australia, victoria, animal cruelty, experiments )

- 839 days ago -
Australian scientific laboratories are experimenting on thousands of dogs and killing many afterwards.
Drug-Driving Arrests Increase 600% After Law Change
Offbeat  (tags: Drugs, Driving, Roadside Checks, Police, UK )

- 851 days ago -
Roadside tests and a zero tolerance approach have seen the number of arrests for drug-driving increase by more than 600% in some police force areas - but how are the roadside tests actually carried out?
Why Are Placebos Getting More Effective?
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, medication, clinical trials, placebo, Research, USA )

- 885 days ago -
When new drugs are put on the market, clinical trials determine whether they perform better than inactive pills known as "placebos".
New Drug Screening Tool Reduces Need for Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: Animal testing, drugs, invention, medication, health )

- 888 days ago -
Because their job is to eliminate drugs and other foreign compounds from the body, the kidneys are a main target for any toxic effects. Now, after finding an effective way of producing human kidney cells from stem cells, a team of scientists
What's a Fair Price for a Drug?
Offbeat  (tags: drugs, heath care, NHS, UK, USA )

- 908 days ago -
Agreeing a price for any drug is a tricky business,In the UK, the NHS is the main buyer and prices are set through a voluntary scheme between manufacturers and the government,
Obama Frees Drug Offenders Whose Terms 'Didn't Fit Crimes'
Offbeat  (tags: criminals, drugs, criminal justice system., USA )

- 983 days ago -
US President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentences of 46 drug offenders as part of a renewed effort to reform the criminal justice system.

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