Uncommon Drugs

Nitrous Oxide

What is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a clear, colorless, oxidizing liquefied gas with a slightly sweet odor. The product is stable at room temperature. While classified by the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) as a nonflammable gas, nitrous oxide will support combustion and can detonate at temperatures in excess of 650 °C [...]

Uncommon Drugs: 2C-E

2C-E is a synthetic psychedelic. It's very uncommon and doesn't have a long history of human use. The drug is commonly referred to as Europa. This drug has gained recent popularity among those who use psychedelics. The 2C chemical family was developed in the 1970s and 1980s by Alexander Shulgin, a psychopharmacologist known for popularizing [...]

Uncommon Drugs: AMT

Alpha-methyltryptamine (AMT) is a powerful stimulant hallucinogen that has recently been making an appearance at clubs and raves. AMT is part of a class of chemicals called tryptamines, which produce hallucinogenic effects, similar to that of LSD. AMT is taken orally or it can be smoked. The effects of 20 mg of AMT usually last [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:12:11+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Uncommon Drugs|0 Comments

Teen Inhalant Abuse is Decreasing

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) surveyed teenagers 12-17 years old on their use of inhalants. Inhalants are everyday items – like gasoline, glue, and spray paint – that people intentionally inhale in order to get high. Inhalants are so dangerous because most people have them lying around the house so they’re [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:16:52+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Drug Trends, Uncommon Drugs|0 Comments

Naloxone: A Second Chance at Life

Accidental drug or alcohol overdose is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Opiate use has also been increasing, which has contributed to a spike in heroin and prescription pill overdose deaths. People who abuse drugs are not always able to predict the adverse effects of the drugs. Even the “veteran” drug user can [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:16:57+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Addiction, Drug Trends, Uncommon Drugs|0 Comments