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Information & Guides : Drug awareness

27 Mar 19

On November 1, 2018, medical marijuana became legal and available to patients in the UK on NHS prescriptions. Medical marijuana is the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts. This substance can, and has been, used to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions. The legalisation of medical cannabis in the UK came about […]

01 Aug 18

Cannabis is often seen as being a fairly harmless drug, in large part to numerous studies suggesting that smoking cannabis is less harmful than smoking tobacco or drinking alcohol. With so many stories around the media and numerous celebrities admitting they like a smoke every now and again, what’s the harm in smoking a little […]

28 Mar 18

First and foremost, let’s define heroin as a drug. Heroin is made from morphine, which is extracted from the opium poppy. When made into heroin to be used as a medicine, the morphine extraction becomes known as diamorphine.

29 Nov 17

We often consider drug problems to be an issue for young people. After all, it’s meant to be the time of life when we experiment with new things and make the mistakes that adults avoid. That is why it may come as a surprise then that official drug statistics in Scotland suggest otherwise. A recent […]

08 Aug 17

The drug spice has been on the rise and causing waves of damage across the UK. There has been a huge increase in the drug’s use in Manchester and has resulted in violent bouts of vomiting, numerous hospital trips and, in some cases, fatalities. The Mirror reported that synthetic marijuana, Spice is transforming city centres […]

07 Mar 17

Undergoing recovery from a marijuana addiction is a huge challenge and sometimes staying in active recovery is harder than attending drug rehab. In many cases, individuals find solace and support in other people’s cannabis recovery stories, reading how others have faced and overcome obstacles similar to the ones they may be facing at present. That’s […]

01 Feb 17

Recovering from a cocaine addiction is a huge feat, but that can make reaching sobriety all the more rewarding. For most, addiction recovery is tough and some may continue to suffer after undergoing treatment. Cocaine addiction blogs are often sought after to provide an extra level of support, when individuals may need it most. Many […]

03 Jan 17

Recovering from a heroin addiction can be a huge challenge, however this makes reaching sobriety even more of an amazing achievement. Often, staying sober can prove to be a difficult challenge, so some look to heroin recovery blogs to provide them with the extra support needed to help them overcome their addiction and stay in […]

01 Oct 16

It is understood that casual marijuana use has the power to develop into an addiction in a short space of time. Over the years, the dangers of cannabis abuse have long been debated. While there are differing opinions regarding the harm cannabis can cause, research suggests that the regular act of smoking marijuana has the […]

27 Sep 16

Like many drugs, there is an air of mystery surrounding the use of cannabis, predominantly stemming from the fact that it affects every user differently. Cannabis has the power to alter a user’s senses, making them hear, see or feel things differently to how they would normally. One of the main questions surrounding the drug […]

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