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List of misconceptions about illegal drugs

List of misconceptions about illegal drugs
LSD[edit] Some of the strangest urban legends told are those about lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), a potent psychedelic drug that gained popularity in several countries in the 1960s and 1970s, and experienced a brief resurgence in the mid to late 1990s before declining from 2000 onward. The drug's relation to the 1960s counterculture was likely part of the reason for such legends. Attempted murder[edit] "Anyone caught selling LSD can be charged with attempted murder." This is a common urban legend that the psychotropic effect of LSD is such an extreme danger to human life that the seller could face charges of attempted murder or manslaughter. Babysitter places baby in the oven while high on LSD[edit] This is an unverifiable drug-scare story dating to the 60s of a hippie babysitter girl putting a baby in the oven and a turkey in the bassinet. Bad LSD[edit] A "bad trip" is easily caused by an expectation or fear of ill effects, which may later be blamed on "bad acid." "Bananadine" LSD[edit]

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What cannabis actually does to your brain - io9 Chances are they would've ended up brainless morons with or without the pot. It's quite frankly not strong enough of a narcotic to destroy one's life such as you describe. It's very dependent on the user's persona. @Tadashii: Are you also for alcohol and tobacco prohibition? Those ruin more lives every year then marijuana has ever.

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Cause Positive Personality Change New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine indicates that the psychedelic component in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits to psychological health. The mushroom-derived hallucinogen, called psilocybin, is known to cause transformative spiritual states, but at high doses it can also bring about “bad trips” marked by terror and panic. The trick is to get the dose just right, which the Johns Hopkins researchers report having accomplished. In their study, the Hopkins scientists were able to reliably induce transcendental experiences in volunteers, which offered long-lasting psychological growth and helped people find peace in their lives — without the negative effects. “The important point here is that we found the sweet spot where we can optimize the positive persistent effects and avoid some of the fear and anxiety that can occur and can be quite disruptive,” says lead author Roland Griffiths, professor of behavioral biology at Hopkins.

If you support keeping drugs illegal… by Tom++, June 27, 1995 From the Talk.Politics.Drugs Usenet newsgroup You support robberies and assaults on innocent people. The high prices of drugs caused by prohibition force many drug addicts to turn to robbery in order to pay for their drugs. Legalization would drop drug prices. Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library Marijuana Growing Guide Free Library helps everyone learn how to grow marijuana plant hydroponics. Welcome, the spirit is to help medicinal cannabis patients and horticulturalists grow the most potent marijuana plants legally possible. Growing marijuana indoors in your own space, greenhouse or outdoor garden is not overly difficult but attention to detail is needed. Our green team analyses online weed growing sites, phat magazines and communicates with real organic growers.

The Best of Kravin Glass Pipes Kravin Glass, located in Colorado, creates some of the most unique and intricate glass pipes on the market. The examples we’ve featured below are some of their finest, but you can find several more examples on their homepage, including videos of their creation. Unique glass pipes with evolving shapes and styles. Image credits: Kravin Glass Online Books : "Golden Guide Hallucinogenic Plants" by R.E. Schultes The Golden GuideHallucinogenic Plants by Richard Evans Schultes What are hallucinogenic plants? How do they affect mind and body?

Cannabis Vault : Cannabis Cookie Recipes Great Pot Cookies From: P. Bartel Date: Wed, 31 May 95 21:30:14 -0700 for 1 cookie: 1 joint worth of pot 1/4 tsp. oil (just enough to moisten the pot) 1 tbsp. oats 2 tsp. Eier Likoer (or just egg) (a few raisins?,a bit of brown sugar or molasses?) Alcohol 'more harmful than heroin' says Prof David Nutt 1 November 2010Last updated at 14:11 Professor David Nutt: "In terms of the cost to society, alcohol causes the biggest harm" Alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack when the overall dangers to the individual and society are considered, according to a study in the Lancet.

DMT - The Girl Who Released My Mind - 80867 Citation: G-Felix. "The Girl Who Released My Mind: An Experience with DMT (ID 80867)". Erowid.org. Aug 2, 2010. erowid.org/exp/80867

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