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Weed Sales on the Dark Web Surged Early in the Pandemic

Weed Sales on the Dark Web Surged Early in the Pandemic

Research shows that as Covid-19 lockdowns spread, people turned to internet dealers for their pot fix.

Texas man buys car at auction, discovers $850,000 in cocaine hidden inside

When you purchase a used car, you typically want to eliminate any possible surprises. Usually, car buyers are worried about a timing belt that's on its last leg or a cracked engine block. But one
India’s China Standoff Shows Risks of Getting Too Close to Trump

India’s China Standoff Shows Risks of Getting Too Close to Trump

New Delhi’s bid to draw investment away from Beijing could backfire.
Forget Xanax. This Company Wants You to Take a Large Dose of LSD.

Forget Xanax. This Company Wants You to Take a Large Dose of LSD.

MindMed is asking the FDA for permission to begin a human trial in the U.S., where therapists would give “experiential” doses of LSD to patients.
Porn star who makes penis candles arrested for murder after psychedelic toad venom ritual

Porn star who makes penis candles arrested for murder after psychedelic toad venom ritual

Spanish police arrested Nacho Vidal — a porn star with a side hustle making penis candles — for suspected manslaughter following a "mystic ritual" in which participants smoked the psychedelic venom of
Lundbeck Suffers Setback in Fight Over $105 Million EU Fine

Lundbeck Suffers Setback in Fight Over $105 Million EU Fine

H. Lundbeck A/S should lose its fight against a 93.8 million-euro ($105 million) antitrust fine for so-called pay-for-delay deals that stalled sales of cheaper generic versions of one of its drugs, an
Adult Film Star Arrested in Connection to Death of Man Who Inhaled Toad Venom Fumes

Adult Film Star Arrested in Connection to Death of Man Who Inhaled Toad Venom Fumes

Adult film star Nacho Vidal was arrested for his alleged involvement in the death of a man who inhaled the venom of the Colorado River toad.
Major Hydroxychloroquine Trial Shows No Prevention Benefits

Major Hydroxychloroquine Trial Shows No Prevention Benefits

A large, double-blind study examined 821 people who had been exposed to the virus. The drug was no better at stopping Covid-19 infection than a placebo.

Teen Rapper Bhad Bhabie Is In Rehab!

Bhad Bhabie, the young rapper who burst onto the scene as the “Cash Me Ousside” girl on Dr. Phil in 2016, has officially been checked into a rehab facility. According to TMZ, the artist (whose real
Europe Renews Push to Slash Global Tariffs on Medical Goods

Europe Renews Push to Slash Global Tariffs on Medical Goods

The European Union is pressing for a global deal to eliminate tariffs on pharmaceuticals and medical supplies in an effort to guard against the kind of supply-chain shock triggered by the coronavirus
DEA Reportedly Granted Power to Surveil George Floyd Protesters

DEA Reportedly Granted Power to Surveil George Floyd Protesters

The Attorney General's Office has granted the Drug Enforcement Agency the power to surveil George Floyd protesters, according to a BuzzFeed News report.

Melissa Etheridge’s Son Got Addicted To Opioids After Horrible Untreated Snowboarding Injury

Less than a month after his tragic passing, we’re getting some clarity on the death of Melissa Etheridge’s son, Beckett Cypheridge. In a heartbreaking new interview, the late 21-year-old’s ex
Long-Delayed Drug-Price Bill Not Dead Yet, Grassley Says

Long-Delayed Drug-Price Bill Not Dead Yet, Grassley Says

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said that he intends to push for a vote this year on a bill that would limit drug-price increases, even as pharmaceutical companies race to find
Britain’s youngest drug dealer, 7, is too young to face charges

Britain’s youngest drug dealer, 7, is too young to face charges

The boy is believed to be among thousands of vulnerable children recruited by gangs to deal Class A drugs including heroin and crack cocaine.
Five Drugmakers Are Asked to Recall Tainted Diabetes Drug

Five Drugmakers Are Asked to Recall Tainted Diabetes Drug

U.S. regulators have asked five drugmakers whose diabetes treatments contain high levels of a chemical that can cause cancer to recall their products.

VeChain to Develop Drug-Tracing Platform for Pharma Giant Bayer

Bayer China is tapping VeChain to help it track clinical trial drugs along the blockchain.
People Aren't Convinced of New Study Claiming Risks of High Potency Weed

People Aren't Convinced of New Study Claiming Risks of High Potency Weed

A newly published study states that users of high-THC cannabis are more likely to develop anxiety disorders and addiction, but people aren't convinced.
FDA Finds Carcinogen in Some Versions of Popular Diabetes Drug

FDA Finds Carcinogen in Some Versions of Popular Diabetes Drug

U.S. regulators are contacting pharmaceutical companies that make a popular diabetes medication after some of the pills were found to contain high levels of a chemical that can cause cancer.
Doctor Groups Sue FDA to Ease U.S. Restrictions on Abortion Pill

Doctor Groups Sue FDA to Ease U.S. Restrictions on Abortion Pill

Women’s health groups, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow patients to receive a prescribed abortion pill by mail
Study Finds Vaping Puts an ‘Incredible Amount of Stress’ on Mouth Bacteria

Study Finds Vaping Puts an ‘Incredible Amount of Stress’ on Mouth Bacteria

Vaping’s potential harms may extend beyond the lungs, a new study published on Wednesday in Science Advances suggests. Looking at the mouths of young healthy vapers, the study found evidence of