Drugs

Weed Week 2018
Weed Week 2018

A Feminist Weed Farmer's Guide to Growing

The weed industry is notoriously male-dominated. Madrone Stewart wants to change that.
Zing Tsjeng
4.20.18
Drugs
Drugs

Why a Mom Is Fighting for Legalization After Her Daughter's Overdose on Molly

Oxford schoolgirl Martha Fernback died of cardiac arrest following an accidental MDMA overdose when she was 15. Her mother, Anne-Marie Cockburn, wants to prevent the same thing happening to others.
Sirin Kale
11.21.17
Drugs
Drugs

How Tripping on Ayahuasca Could Help People with Eating Disorders

Could a powerfully hallucinogenic tea hold the key to treating eating disorders? A new study interviews ED sufferers who have experimented with the herbal drug from the Amazon.
Erin Hiatt
11.21.17
Drugs
Drugs

Some Good News for Once: Smoking Weed Won't Give You Anxiety

A new analysis debunks the myth that cannabis use causes anxiety disorder symptoms.
Gabby Bess
11.8.17
Weed
Weed

The Pot-Smoking Female Mystics of Bangladesh

The Bauls are a spiritual sect of troubadours who roam the countryside and sing for their supper. They also smoke a lot of weed.
Nathan Thompson
9.26.17
Drugs
Drugs

The Hidden Epidemic of Women Dying from Drugs in England and Wales

Despite drug use in general falling, new government statistics show that female drug-related deaths have risen dramatically in the last decade. And experts argue that the true scale of the problem may be even greater than we know.
Sirin Kale
8.10.17
Weed
Weed

The English Countess Revolutionizing Psychedelic Drugs Research

An emerging body of scientific evidence suggests that recreational drugs like magic mushrooms could treat mental illness. And we have Amanda Feilding, a hippie aristocrat turned drug reformer, to thank for it.
Zing Tsjeng
7.23.17
relationships
relationships

What It's Like to Date a Drug Addict

“He told me via text message that he’d only just had his first hit, and I locked myself in the office restroom and cried for a while.”
Lisa Ludwig
6.19.17
Health
Health

Being Cheated On Doesn't Just Ruin Your Life—It Also Ruins Your Health

A recent study reveals the mental and physical consequences of experiencing infidelity.
Kimberly Lawson
6.8.17
assault
assault

Hundreds of High School Students Groped During Illegal Drug Search, Suit Alleges

Nine hundred students at a Georgia high school were allegedly invasively searched without a warrant or probably cause in a four-hour, school-wide sweep for drugs.
Kimberly Lawson
6.5.17
ONLINE
ONLINE

Quitting the Internet Is as Hard as Quitting Drugs, Study Finds

"Never log off" has taken on a whole new meaning.
Gabby Bess
6.1.17
Pregnancy
Pregnancy

Pregnant Women Are Being Arrested for Crimes They Didn't Know They Committed

In the United States, state-level legislation is being used to prosecute pregnant women who use drugs—violating their civil rights and making it impossible for them to get the help they need.
Kimberly Lawson
5.23.17