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Pot Found to be a Substitute for Prescription Drugs; and why we need 100%, unregulated legalization

In a study released this May by the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, it has been shown that 87% of cannabis users will substitute marijuana for alcohol, illicit drugs and prescription drugs. The results of the study say: Substituting cannabis for one or more of alcohol, illicit drugs or prescription drugs was reported … Continue reading

FDA: Common drug may cause uncontrollable urge to gamble & have sex

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning on Tuesday that the antipsychotic drug aripiprazole (Abilify, Abilify Maintena, Aristada, and generics) may cause uncontrollable and compulsive urges to “gamble, binge eat, shop, and have sex.” The drug was approved by the FDA in 2002 and is used to treat certain mental disorders, including schizophrenia, … Continue reading

Study finds that 2/3 of those on antidepressants aren’t depressed

A study from the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry found that among antidepressant users, 69% never met the criteria for Major Depressive Disorder. The conclusion states: Many individuals who are prescribed and use antidepressant medications may not have met criteria for mental disorders. Our data indicate that antidepressants are commonly used in the absence of clear … Continue reading

Deathbed Confession: ADHD Is A Fictitious Disease

Leon Eisenberg, the scientific father” of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, died in 2009. Before he passed away, he made a startling confession. The 87-year-old medical researcher said “ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease” while on his deathbed. In the United States, one in every ten male children takes medicine for … Continue reading