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Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS

Gay sex, ecstasy tablets, orgies and rapes to infect the unsuspecti... with several litres of the date-rape drug GHB and ecstasy tablets was also arrested. The gang risks up to 16 years in prison. Police and prosecutors said eigh...

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...t is now the most popular illegal substance -- and ecstasy has undergone a similarly sharp rise. Ah Yan, who said her parents travel up regularly to Shenzhen to feed their own addiction to cocaine and ice, insisted she was trying to quit. Not just yet though. "I've been arrested countless times but you only ...

Alarming Rise of Methamphetamine Use Among Australian Youth

...e alcohol along with it. Some 50 per cent even use ecstasy and 68 percent smoke marijuana at the same time. This mixing of meth with cocaine or ecstasy can increase the probability of heart attacks or can even cause severe dehydration. Nicole Lee He...

Ecstasy Makes People Bond Better, Says an Australian Study

...at the University of Sydney studied the effects of ecstasy in rats, which like people become more sociable on... team gave the rats the equivalent of two to three ecstasy tablets in an adult human and found that the drug activated oxytocin-containing neurons in an area o...

Brain Structured to Make Human Beings Religious, Claims a US Scientist

...Buddhists, and Pentecostal Christians in religious ecstasy were among those studied by Dr.Newberg and his team at the University of Pennsylvania."When we think of religious and spiritual beliefs and practices, we see a tremendous similarity across practices and across traditions," Newberg says. Some nuns a...

Smoking And Drinking Are More Dangerous Than LSD

...raded to class C. It was rated more dangerous than ecstasy and LSD. The specialists who conducted this stud... the list and belong to class A drugs. Though LSD, ecstasy and 4-methylthioamphetamine belong to class A drugs, they have comparatively milder effect in terms ...

After Ecstasy Comes the Pain… WARNING

...he effects of Ecstasy has revealed that first time ecstasy users may suffer impaired memory and damage //to t...1.6% of 16 to 59-year-olds in the UK allegedly use ecstasy , amounting to nearly half a million drug users. The damage that the drug causes is attributed to th...

Cost of Illegal Drug Abuse - £15b

...was found that brown heroin was cheaper by 47% and ecstasy (45%). EMCDDA chairman Marcel Reimen said: "We cannot fail to be concerned that across Europe drugs are becoming cheaper in real terms. If this means that those who have a tendency to consume drugs will use them more, then the ultimate cost of drug-...

Amphetamine Abuse Worst In Asia

...xpert Robert Ali said. "When China can manufacture ecstasy tablets for under eight cents and they're producing in quantities way beyond demand ... it means the drugs are moving and they're moving quite rapidly through the region." RAS...

Despite The Governments Vow Drug Death Rates On The Rise In UK

...tics now show that deaths from heroin, cocaine and ecstasy have risen in recent years. They also claimed that...3 to 744, followed by cocaine, from 113 to 147 and ecstasy from 33 to 48. The Health Department have however mentioned last night that, in spite of the incre...

Parents ignorant about kids' immoral practices

...ere 3 times at higher risks to be offered the drug ecstasy and twice as likely to be offered cocaine, than the 13-year-old teenagers. Family constitution also influenced substance-abuse risk. Eating regularly with family and attending church made teenagers less susceptible to the risk. teenagers who slept ...

Scotland’s drug problem continues unabated, UN repor

...ne drug abuse category and a rank 3 in cocaine and ecstasy abuse. Ostensibly, there has been no progress in Scotland in tackling drug abuse. As per the drug policy of the government, Cannabis was relegated to a grade C drug. Consequently but not surprisingly, cannabis abuse figures among children rose up. ...

Online Auction Results In Purchase of Chemicals

...om, it was found that via online auction home-made ecstasy kit has been purchased. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that// eBay sold various chemicals. The purchase was done by a drug manufacturer. A series of purchases were done varying from laboratory and security equipment to precursor chemic...

Manic Ecstasy: Man gets Into a Frenzy after a Record Consumption of 40,000 ecstasy tablets

... 'collapsing' at parties, Mr A finally stopped his ecstasy use. For a few months, he felt as if he was still ...ut the repercussions of large and regular doses of ecstasy use. ...

Teenagers Get Hooked To Ecstasy

Michael Evans, 17 died after taking 13 ecstasy pills to impress his friends at a pub. He was there to celebrate a friend's birthday. One hour later Michael suffered from mild epilepsy at his pal’s place. He started to get hot before suffering a massive heart attack. //His friends tried to revive ...

Rise in drug use among Pupils

...ar-olds had taken a Class A drug, such as cocaine, ecstasy or heroin, and one in 10 of 15-year-olds// have taken hard drugs. There is a rise in illegal drug usage among secondary pupils. They take illegal drugs such as cocaine which has created a lot of trouble for the Government. The survey was carried o...

Link Established Between Ecstasy and Depression

...tistics of the United Nations show that the use of ecstasy increased by 70 % between 1995 and 2000. Chronic e... the drug. Further research has to be done to link ecstasy and depression. ...

Rise in Deaths Rates Due To MRSA

...e overdoses, though deaths relating to cocaine and ecstasy also increased slightly. About 2,000 deaths were linked to the soaring temperatures across England and Wales in August 2003.The rate of pregnancies among girls less than 16 years reduced by almost 6%. This was a great victory for the campaigners w...

The effects of Ecstasy more pronounced in presence of music

...y finds that loud music exacerbates the effects of ecstasy on the brain. The study was conducted by Italian ...d it was found that noise prolonged the effects of ecstasy by up to five days. Biomed Central Neuroscience features the study which showed music worsened use...

Morality More Effective Than Legality In Preventing Drug Abuse

... an hour or less. From 2004 to 2005, the number of ecstasy users went up 28 percent, and those who use acid, cocaine or heroin jumped 20 percent. Parental involvement was found to be more influential than legal restrictions in preventing children's involvement with drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Parents are...

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