Posts Tagged ‘Trends’

  • Dangers Of Palcohol | New Drug Trend In Teens

    Coming Soon To A School Near You: Palcohol And New Hallucinogen

    Aug 4, 14 • 2492 Views • NewsComments Off on Coming Soon To A School Near You: Palcohol And New Hallucinogen

    If several decades of a government-led war on drugs have taught us anything, it’s that there’s always another danger headed down the pike. That is why advocacy groups like Tackling Youth Substance Abuse are always looking ahead to the next potential...

  • Is Your Child At Risk for Using Ecstasy

    New Study Shows Which Kids Are Most At Risk For Using Ecstasy

    Jul 30, 14 • 2603 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on New Study Shows Which Kids Are Most At Risk For Using Ecstasy

    Ecstasy is a drug favored by young people who often take it to intensify the pleasures of group gatherings like concerts, dance parties and nightclubs. This is why the drug is sometimes called a “club” drug. The drug was most popular in the U.S. during...

  • Phone App ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal in Pot

    Controversial Phone App: ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal In Pot

    Jul 24, 14 • 2105 Views • Behavioral Addictions, Internet Risk/AddictionComments Off on Controversial Phone App: ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal In Pot

    A controversial but popular game in Apple’s App Store has some people up in arms. Called Weed Firm, the game allows users to play the part of a marijuana grower and dealer. Like other popular but more wholesome games, it allows users to develop and grow a...

  • Synthetic Drug NBOMe Killing Users | Dangers Of NBOMe

    Synthetic Drug NBOMe Killing Users

    Jul 10, 14 • 4831 Views • Synthetic Drug UseComments Off on Synthetic Drug NBOMe Killing Users

    Among all illicit substances, synthetic drugs are among the most dangerous. These are drugs made in a laboratory, typically designed to mimic the effects of other drugs. Their manufacturers work around laws and sell their products under the radar. They are...

  • Is Hookah Smoking Safer Than Cigarettes | Teen Hookah Smoking Dangers

    Is Hookah Smoking Safer Than Cigarettes?

    Jul 8, 14 • 3136 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on Is Hookah Smoking Safer Than Cigarettes?

    Among youth, a new style of tobacco smoking has been gaining in popularity. In this practice, flavored tobacco preparations are incinerated with charcoal inside a traditional Middle Eastern device known as a hookah. These exotic contraptions, which look like...

  • Addicted To Social Media | Social Media And Teen Substance Abuse

    Are You Addicted To Social Media?

    Jul 7, 14 • 3949 Views • Internet Risk/AddictionComments Off on Are You Addicted To Social Media?

    Use of social media sites has exploded over the last decade. Within just a few years, millions of us have become regular users of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and many other sites. We connect with old friends, share what goes on in our lives, read...

  • Synthetic Marijuana In E-Cigarettes | Liquid Marijuana And E-Cigs

    Can You Now ‘Smoke’ Liquid Synthetic Marijuana In E-Cigs?

    Jun 25, 14 • 10644 Views • Featured, Synthetic Drug UseComments Off on Can You Now ‘Smoke’ Liquid Synthetic Marijuana In E-Cigs?

    Synthetic marijuana is a lab-made imitation of psychoactive compounds found naturally in the cannabis plant. Synthetic products have been around for years and have caused controversy when legally sold as products called K2 and Spice. Lawmakers caught on and...

  • Risks Of Using DMT | Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    Jun 11, 14 • 3989 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    According to teen drug facts and statistics, an old hallucinogenic drug is becoming more popular among teens. DMT, which stands for dimethyltryptamine, is a natural compound found in plants. It is a hallucinogenic substance, which means that when consumed,...

  • Flavored Beer Consumption On The Rise | Beer Drinking Trends

    Why Is Flavored Beer Consumption On The Rise?

    Jun 10, 14 • 2417 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Why Is Flavored Beer Consumption On The Rise?

    American drinking culture is changing. For one thing, more women are consuming alcohol. There is also a trend away from hard alcohol toward lighter tasting beverages. The latest craze is a demand for...