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Tag: Stimulants

Scheduling and Drug Classification Charts: Making Sense of Drugs

Scheduling and Drug Classification Charts: Making Sense of Drugs variety of drugs

Drug classification and scheduling systems are helpful ways for people of all backgrounds and professions to clearly distinguish the potential dangers of various drugs and prescription medications. But for those who don’t understand the classification system, it may just seem like a bunch of legal jargon and nonsense.

Bath Salts: Innocent Name, Terrifying Effects

Bath Salts: Innocent Name, Terrifying Effects bath salts addiction

Bath salts (not to be confused with Epsom salts) are designer drugs with a very misleading name. These synthetic drugs have been the cause of many disturbing news headlines over the past several years, detailing incidents involving bath salts abusers behaving in disturbing, paranoid, and downright dangerous ways.

Pump-It Powder: The Trending Synthetic Drug Sending Users to the ER

Pump-It Powder: The Trending Synthetic Drug Sending Users to the ER Pump-It Powder

As the chemicals being used in synthetic drugs are discovered by authorities and designated as controlled substances, chemists are finding ways to get around legal restrictions by creating new compounds for synthetic or “designer” drugs.

What are Party Pills?

What are Party Pills? party pills

As more drugs become controlled substances, new synthetic alternatives are hitting the streets claiming to be legal versions of illicit drugs and promising similar effects with little to no risks. However, as many new drugs are being marketed as “dietary supplements” in the hopes of avoiding regulations and inspections, they are often unmonitored and can […]

What Is Kratom? Uses, Side Effects, and Legality

What Is Kratom? Uses, Side Effects, and Legality kratom addiction

Updated on October 8th, 2020 Kratom is a highly controversial substance that has gained popularity in the U.S. over the last several years. Many questions about kratom remain unanswered and more research needs to be done to determine the dangers of kratom, as well as the long-term effects of the drug on the body. In […]

What Is Caffeine Powder and Is It Dangerous?

Updated on April 29th, 2021 Most people can consume caffeine without developing any substance use issues, but some people may be more likely to develop a caffeine addiction than others. Highly concentrated or pure caffeine powder can contribute to or worsen stimulant addictions and can also be extremely dangerous when added to drinks or foods.

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