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Pill Testing at Music Festivals Urged

pill testingThe death of another young man after taking a particularly bad batch of ecstasy pills at the Stereosonic Festival in Adelaide late last year has renewed calls for pill testing at music festivals and raves in Australia. Musicians, medical practitioners, parents of victims and people with varied backgrounds are now actively campaigning to get the government to pilot pill testing in Australia.

Their biggest argument in support of pill testing is that it helps reduce overdoses and deaths, just like it did in a number of European countries where the measure is now being fully implemented. Will it work the same way in Australia too?

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Dr. Death – 9 Tragic Incidents Where PMA Certainly Lived Up To Its Nickname

dr. deathYou got to hand it to people. Like The Flash’s Cisco, the people who give drugs being sold on the street cool nicknames are indeed a creative bunch. However, while “Dr. Death”—the nickname given to para-methoxyamphetamine or PMA—sounds undoubtedly cool, there is nothing cool about what it can do to users. Dr. Death certainly lives up to its nickname. It often gets marketed as ecstasy, and it has already caused a number of deaths. Here are some of those unfortunate incidents, one of which is simply heartbreaking.

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Drug Addicted Parents and Their Terrible Effect on the Lives of Their Children

effects of drug addicted parents to their children

An employer who has drug addicts in his/her employ already has it bad. With drug addicts in the workplace, the risk of workplace accidents is higher, and so are the costs that come with drug addiction at work. All that, however, pales in comparison to the suffering a child with drug addicted parents has to go through. Here are some of the unfortunate ways drug addicted parents affect the lives of their kids. One of them is so horrible you can’t help but feel anger towards such loathsome parents.

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