Support for "Drugs"
THOSE who anesthetize patients with ketamine (originally given the clinical investigation number CI-581) realize it is a unique pharmacological agent. Ever since its introduction into human clinical anesthesia, ketamine has had a turbulent history. One only has to witness ketamine anesthesia emergence delirium to realize this agent produces unique psychic effects. Nevertheless, the value and safety of ketamine in the anesthetic management of a specific subset of surgical and critical care patients is recognized. Taming the Ketamine Tiger : Anesthesiology
Gov't / Conspiracy Implications
Wired article about a black-market website, which takes advantage of a newly emerging cryptographic digital currency called bitcoin to allow people to make untraceable illegal purchases. Mark, a software developer, had ordered [10 tabs] of acid through a listing on the online marketplace Silk Road. He found a seller with lots of good feedback who seemed to know what they were talking about, added the acid to his digital shopping cart and hit "check out." He entered his address and paid the seller 50 Bitcoins -- untraceable digital currency -- worth around $150. Four days later, the drugs (sent from Canada) arrived at his house. Silk Road: Online can of worms. Er, drugs.