Romney was on Adderall for the First Presidential Debate

October 4th, 2012

Romney was on Adderall for the First Presidential Debate

And possibly a few other substances as well as adderall. Without a leak from campaign headquarters, we can’t be sure. But Romney was not himself last night. The debate was an hour and a half of red eyes, sharp hand and body movements, quick “humorous” quips, repetitive numbering, speaking over ...

Alltreatment Editor Chance Campbell and Lauren King

September 27th, 2012

Alltreatment Editor Chance Campbell and Lauren King

The following is an interview between Alltreatment Editor Chance Campbell and Lauren King, a survivor of methamphetamine addiction and co-author of Addicted Like Me.  Alltreatment Editor Chance Campbell and Lauren King are doing a interview. Alltreatment Editor Chance Campbell CC: Thanks for ...

Silk Road, Tor, and Bitcoin: the 21st Century Drug Dealer

August 8th, 2012

Silk Road, Tor, and Bitcoin: the 21st Century Drug Dealer

A few years ago, I would have scoffed at the idea of an online drug marketplace. It just wouldn’t work. Everything we do on the internet is traceable to who and where we are. Surely, illicit action online (especially regarding drugs, the US government’s greatest pet-peeve) would quickly be ...

Meth Mouth and its Effects on the Nation’s Prison System

July 26th, 2012

Meth Mouth and its Effects on the Nation’s Prison System

A guest post by Alexis Goodrich. Meth mouth describes the grisly effects methamphetamine has on its users’ oral health. Over a short period, users can experience total deterioration of tooth enamel, gum recession and serious bone damage causing meth mouth . While this problem affects users and ...

James Holmes: Vicodin, Marijuana and the Batman Massacre

July 24th, 2012

James Holmes: Vicodin, Marijuana and the Batman Massacre

James Holmes, the suspect in Aurora, Colorado’s Batman massacre early Friday morning, abused Vicodin.  Reports also lead us to believe he smoked marijuana.  What does this mean for these drugs?  Is Holmes’ Vicodin abuse responsible for his violence?  Does the Batman massacre line up alongside ...

Research Bias, Selective Sourcing, and the Medicalization of Counterculture

July 17th, 2012

Research Bias, Selective Sourcing, and the Medicalization of Counterculture

Truths About Marijuana. Why we should dispense with the dispensaries once and for all. A guest post by “Jamaal Mica Durine”, freelance journalist. “Jamaal” prefers to remain anonymous. First, I’d like to thank Alltreatment for allowing me this guest post about the truths ...

July 13th, 2012

Contest Complete!

1. Jenkem Yes.  There are no words.  It’s made of poop. Go ahead.  Pee and poop in a reusable container.  A two liter bottle will work fine.  Finished?  Now seal the top– Saran wrap will do, or a balloon.  Ok.  Perfect.  Now set it out in the sun.  Wonderful.  You’re doing well. ...

July 12th, 2012

Contest!

2. Krokodil Heroin’s flesh-rotting deformed child Krokodil is Russian for crocodile; the scaly creatures your skin begins to resemble if you take much of this budget heroin.  Sadly, scaly skin is the least of a krokodil user’s worries.  Miss the vein once and krokodil forms abscesses in ...

July 11th, 2012

Contest!

  3. Oxi Brazil’s “drug of death” In the drug world, distribution follows money.  Most high-grade South American cocaine gets exported to North America, where it commands a lucrative price.  The pure cocaine that stays in South America is rare and expensive.  As a result, drug ...

July 10th, 2012

Contest!

  4. Levamisole The de-worming agent your friend is snorting Typically used to chemically de-worm livestock, levamisole can now be found in the noses and bloodstreams of cocaine users across the world.  Excessive levamisole ingestion can lead in around 10% of humans to agranulocytosis, a sudden ...

July 10th, 2012

Contest!

5. Fentanyl   Heroin’s ADHD little brother Let’s go ahead and mix metaphors: fentanyl is heroin on crack.  Sound bad?  F produces effects like heroin but several hundred times as powerful.  Taken carefully, fentanyl is perhaps no worse than morphine– euphoric, relaxing, ...

July 5th, 2012

Contest!

Can you guess the five worst recreational drugs in the world? Prize: Winner to receive a FREE SIGNED COPY of Nick Reding’s Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town from Bloomsbury USA publishing. How it works: Starting Monday, July 8, we will post one article per day counting down ...

A Vaccine for Nicotine?

June 27th, 2012

A Vaccine for Nicotine?

Rodent testing has discovered a vaccine that takes the pleasure out of smoking. We’re wondering: did the lab mice smoke cigarettes, or cigars? Researchers at Cornell College and Scripps Research Institute may have found a way to reduce the addiction resultant from nicotine in tobacco ...

Ayahuasca

May 1st, 2012

Ayahuasca

Supposed addiction treatments are rampant these days, but here’s one that’s so surprising it might just work: ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic Amazonian brew.  An article published yesterday in Indian Country Today Media Network discussed Dr. Gabor Maté’s prescription of ayahuasca to wean addicts ...