Benefits and Drawbacks of Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana has always been a much-talked about topic that has sparked fiery debates among authorities and lawmakers as well as an endless discussion among family and colleagues. This is primarily due to the fact that people are still divided on whether or not marijuana should be legalized or not.

Weighing down on the positive and […]

Most Common Health Side Effects of Using Marijuana

Debates on the use of marijuana have been endless and far-reaching. Although several states may have considered making marijuana legal, some people remain doubtful if it should really be legalized considering that there are unfavorable effects that may occur on prolonged use or abuse.

In the strictest sense, the human body does not care […]

Considerations in Selecting The Appropriate Drug Testing Method for Businesses

To choose the most appropriate method of testing for your business, you should consider several factors.

There is no one-size-fits-all drug testing program. Each business must assess their own needs to tailor their program accordingly. To do this, you should consider:

the volume of tests that will be conducted; the drugs that will be tested […]

What You Need to Know About Workplace Drug Testing Related Legal Issues

No matter how careful you are as an employer, you still might find yourself on the business end of a lawsuit stemming from your drug testing program. This is the inherent risk involved in having a drug testing program in place. While these lawsuits can be problematic, having to deal with them is still a […]

National Drug Control Strategy – Substance Abuse and Drug Use Statistics

The National Drug Control Strategy represents the US Government’s efforts towards reducing the harmful effects of illegal drug usage on society at large. The strategy does not believe in an enforcement system representing a kind of war on drugs; neither does it tilt towards legalization of drug usage. It believes that drug abuse is a […]

What You Should Know About Bromo-DragonFLY

Bromo-DragonFLY is an extremely potent psychedelic-hallucinogenic drug related to the phenethylamine family. Its hallucinogenic potency is slightly less than that of LSD with a normal dose in the region of 200 mcg to 800 mcg, but it lasts much longer than LSD, capable of up to 36 hours of intoxication. The hallucinogenic effects are believed […]

What You Should Know About Clobazam

Clobazam is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It is marketed under the brand names Frisium, Urbanol and Onfi and has been used as an anxiolytic since 1975 and an anticonvulsant since 1984.

 

Clobazam is used with other medication to control seizures in adults and children 2 years of age and older who […]

How Dentists Can Prevent Prescription Opioid Misuse

They say if you want to fix something, you’ve got to get to the root of the problem. In this particular case, although we cannot make an all-encompassing statement that the misuse and abuse of prescription painkillers have its roots inside the doctor’s or the dentist’s office, we are perhaps close enough.

Let us focus […]

How Do You Know If You’re Overdosing?

Overdoses of drugs or chemicals can be either accidental or intentional. Drug overdose occurs when a person takes a drug or substance greater than the recommended dose. Some people may be more sensitive to certain medications to the point that the high end of therapeutic range of a drug may be toxic for them or […]

All You Need to Know About Opioids: Types & Uses & Side Effects & Testing and More

Synthetic Opioids is a family of drugs that are made in laboratories to emulate the effects of naturally occurring opioids. These drugs are also referred to as false opioids. Compared to the latter, they are more recommended by doctors to treat pain, mostly with patients who are suffering from cancer.

There are at least 10 […]