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What are Quaaludes and Why Were They Popular?

2021-02-10T21:41:28+00:00

Quaaludes–perhaps you’ve heard of them or maybe you have even tried them yourself? Quaaludes are often talked about with a sense of nostalgia, usually being referenced in movies by someone’s grandma who has a secret stash of them left over from the 70’s when the drug was at its height in popularity. More recently however, […]

What are Quaaludes and Why Were They Popular?2021-02-10T21:41:28+00:00

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?

2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00

Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant and target the opioid receptors in the brain to produce effects very similar to morphine. Manu opioid medications work by blocking pain signals to the brain. Even though there are many different opioids, Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl are some of the most popular substances that are commonly abused by people who suffer from an addiction or substance abuse problem. With so many different opioid drugs on the market, it is easy to be confused about the differences between them, so here is a brief explanation of Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl.

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00

Is it Easy to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?

2021-02-10T21:44:50+00:00

Most of us are aware of the illicit drug market that usually consists of players, like your local street dealers, their suppliers, and then their suppliers, eventually working all the way up, ending at whoever manufactured the product. When most people think of the drug trade, they associate it with organizations like the Mexican drug […]

Is it Easy to Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?2021-02-10T21:44:50+00:00

What is the Difference Between Cocaine and Crack Cocaine?

2021-02-02T18:54:49+00:00

While cocaine first became popular in pop culture around the 1970’s, it is one of the oldest drugs in the world, as the leaves from the coca plant have been chewed for thousands of years. Originating in South America, the Erythroxylon coca plant was used as a stimulating medicinal product; elevating mood, aiding in digestion […]

What is the Difference Between Cocaine and Crack Cocaine?2021-02-02T18:54:49+00:00

How Much Does Crystal Meth Cost in Texas?

2021-02-02T19:03:12+00:00

 

When looking at the average price of crystal meth, the street value can vary from city to city, state to state, region to region. Due to our close proximity to the source of 90 percent of the meth available in the United States, the price of meth is typically lower in Texas, than in […]

How Much Does Crystal Meth Cost in Texas?2021-02-02T19:03:12+00:00

Crystal Meth is Making a Worrisome Comeback in Texas

2021-02-02T19:04:34+00:00

 

 

While the news headlines are dominated by the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, crystal meth is making a relatively silent, but deadly return. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the rate of overdose deaths for methamphetamine more than tripled from 2011 to 2016 and that number keeps growing […]

Crystal Meth is Making a Worrisome Comeback in Texas2021-02-02T19:04:34+00:00

Why is Meth so Hard to Quit?

2021-02-02T19:05:58+00:00

Methamphetamine, speed, ice, or crystal meth is hard to quit simply because it is one of the most addictive drugs known to exist. In the 1990’s and early 2000’s methamphetamine was a major problem in Texas and across the whole nation because the ingredients were relatively easy to obtain at your local, street corner drug […]

Why is Meth so Hard to Quit?2021-02-02T19:05:58+00:00

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs?

2021-02-02T19:16:51+00:00

Injecting drugs is the most dangerous way to use drugs. While there are different ways to use drugs, snorting, ingesting, smoking and injecting, it could be strongly argued that injection with the use of hypodermic needles poses the highest risk for negative health effects. The practice of injecting drugs into the bloodstream with […]

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs?2021-02-02T19:16:51+00:00

Most Common Drug Overdose Types in Texas:

2019-10-23T19:24:50+00:00

Deaths from drug overdoses in the state of Texas have nearly tripled in the last 18 years. From 1999 to 2017, drug overdose deaths have nearly tripled from 1,087 to 2,979. This increase was across the board for all types of drugs, although methamphetamine and cocaine caused the most overdose deaths in the lone star state. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl are also rising as a cause of an increase of deaths for Texans.

Most Common Drug Overdose Types in Texas:2019-10-23T19:24:50+00:00
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