As marijuana “pot” smokers gather beneath Seattle’s Space Needle to celebrate the fact that the drug was legalized in the state of Washington, the DEA continues to warn youth that legalization doesn’t make something “right” or good for you. According to the DEA, when marijuana is smoked the drug THC moves into the user’s lungs and then into their bloodstream, where it is then moved into all the organs in the body, including the brain.Read more »
"A Simple and Convenient Synthesis of Pseudoephedrine From N-Methylamphetamine" (PDF)
Chemically accurate instructions on how to make your own Sudafed out of meth, since it is so much more readily available. (Now tell me how to make actual ephedrine. That stuff worked *way* better.)
Illinois state lawmakers are advancing a new proposal that could force people convicted on marijuana and meth charges to pay fines to cover the police's cost to bust them.Read more »
When I suggest to someone that all drugs should be legalized, 90% of the time I am told how evil drugs are and how they lead to more crime and legalizing them would instantly turn the country into a violent hell hole. Anyone with an open mind can be shown how this is absolute nonsense.Read more »
After a 2005 Indiana law limited how much cold or allergy medicine containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine an individual could buy, law enforcement saw a decline in homegrown meth labs.
Those cold and allergy active ingredients were commonly used to make methamphetamine.
But meth abuse is still a significant concern.
"Like any other law or tactic, people will find a way around it. Meth has not gone away," Holeman said.Read more »
This is the new formula for methamphetamine: a two-liter soda bottle, a few handfuls of cold pills and some noxious chemicals. Shake the bottle and the volatile reaction produces one of the world's most addictive drugs....Read more »
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