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Shatter Weed : Dangers and Side Effects

Most recreational weed users have probably never heard of marijuana extracts or shatter weed. But for marijuana enthusiasts, extracts, especially shatter, are some of the most popular and fastest-growing forms of cannabis on the market. Put simply, a marijuana extract is a hyper-concentrated form of the drug. Extracts are formed by separating the marijuana plant’s essential oils from the plant using heat, pressure and/or chemical solvents. 
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What Are Xanax Bars?

XANAX is the brand name for the drug Alprazolam, a drug belonging to the class of medications called benzodiazepines or “benzos”. Xanax itself has a host of nicknames of its own, such as, “zanie-bars”, “z-bars”, “Bars”, “planks” and “bricks” to name a few. Typically prescribed as an anti-anxiety medication, Xanax is the most widely prescribed of all benzodiazepines as a method to alleviate anxiety and treat panic disorders.
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Los Angeles County Substance Abuse Statistics

LA is known for its sunny beaches, relaxed lifestyles, and perfect climate – but Los Angeles County substance abuse is a real problem. Millions of people in Los Angeles County live with substance use disorders and may not be able to stop on…
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Addiction: Underlying Causes and Conditions

Addiction is a complex mental health disorder that doesn’t fit neatly into any one box. On the one hand, addiction can be characterized as a disease of the brain. Yet it could also be seen as a social problem: people are more likely to become…
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How To Treat Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol is a legal substance for consumption by adults in America over the age of twenty-one. It has been stated by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA), “nearly eighty seven percent of adult individuals in America…
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Is Marijuana Bad For You?

The answer as to whether or not marijuana is bad for you is variable. Marijuana is a mind-altering drug that is made from dried out leaves, flowers, and stems of the cannabis plant. The chemical present in marijuana that results in a euphoric…
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What Are Opioids?

Opioids are a type of drug used to alleviate one’s pain. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH), “Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers…