Tox Tuesday: The evolution of Spice

Since their first documented appearance in the United States in 2008, synthetic drugs have created a trend that both authorities and health care officials alike are struggling to contain. As a recent article explains, this is due to the ever-changing formulas and chemical structures used in their creation. Because of this, these drugs are difficult […]

7 stories you need to know this week

[ SPANISH ] With Monday comes the Monday Links—your essential breakdown of all the must-know news stories going on right now. Read on below:

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Tox Wednesday: Cannabinoids

Pot, hash, skunk, weed, mary-jane, ganja … a rose by any other name would smell, well, pretty much the same. Anyone who has ever been in a forensic laboratory when police bring in a haul of cannabis plants, or walked past certain student dorms will know the distinct smell of the plant. But what […]