New Scientific Study Shows Marijuana is 100X Less Toxic Than Alcohol & Safer Than Tobacco

Science once again catching up with what many of us already knew – but this is definately great progress: A new scientific study has investigated the toxicity of various drugs and found Marijuana the clear winner by far. It’s been found significantly less toxic than all the other substances on the list – including not only illegal drugs but the LEGAL alcohol and tobacco. Here’s our full report. Claims on marijuana’s medicinal values have been […]


This documentary explores the longstanding relationship of human beings and cannabis, from its use in ancient Asia to its ban in 20th century America. Now on Patreon! Written, narrated, and directed by Chris Rice, the director of “DMT: A Lost History” Music by Chris Rice except “Grandma’s Grapes” By Green Warp. For more information on the sacramental history of cannabis check out the works of Chris Bennet here:… For more on ancient cannabis […]

DRUG OVERDOSE: 42 killed by drugs in Hervey Bay Qld region 2011 to 2015

Over 40 persons have died from hard drug overdoses which is almost 80% higher than the national average for that period. The Penington Institute’s Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017 has revealed the extent of drug overdoses since 2011. Detailed analysis of the report shows that locally 42 people died from an overdose in Hervey Bay Qld area between 2011 and 2015. According to John Ryan, CEO of Penington Institute, the numbers show that overdose is […]

Marijuana Legalization Reduces Adolescent Problems with The Drug, Report Shows

The number of youths with marijuana-related problems dropped by 24 per cent between 2002 to 2013. The number of American adolescents with marijuana-related issues is declining, a new survey has found as more US states legalise the drug. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine examined drug use data of more than 216,000 adolescents between the age of 12 and 17 across all 50 states. The number becoming dependent on cannabis, having trouble at […]

Does Afghanistan really produce less opium poppy now?

The good news in Afghanistan is that for the first time since 2009, the area estimated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to be used in illicit opium poppy cultivation has decreased. But of course, it’s not that simple. As noted in a report released Wednesday by the UN International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), despite the fact that the area estimated to be used for opium poppy has decreased from 224,000 […]


WHEN Michael was 19 and struggling to cope with the sudden death of his sister, he tried everything. His life had unravelled and he couldn’t cop the pain and guilt, so he turned to drugs to help sedate him. Alcohol, cannabis, speed, even ice, but nothing was strong enough. It wasn’t until he took the leap to ingest what was, as it is for so many, the last drug he would try — heroin. “The […]

Online illegal drug sales boom despite Silk Road closure: Reports Global Drug Survey

Global Drug Survey: E-cigarette use doubles Global Drug Survey: The key to cutting booze More people are buying recreational drugs such as ecstasy and cocaine online, partly because it is much cheaper than buying them on the street, where the price of drugs in Australia is more than double the global average. You’ve still got immensely expensive drugs in Australia. Survey founder Adam Winstock An international survey on drug habits has detected a rapid increase over […]

Scientists put their finger on why cannabis makes you want to eat more

Smoking pot tends to make the user hungry. Now neuroscientists say they know why.  Why does smoking marijuana give people the munchies? Researchers at Yale University got dozens of lab mice stoned in order to find out. Previous scientific studies (and anecdotal evidence) show that when people and animals are exposed to the active ingredients in marijuana they are driven to eat long after they should feel full. “Everyone knows that if you smoke dope […]

Second largest drug bust in Australian history by police

WHAT DOES A FEW TONNES OF ECSTASY & METH LOOK LIKE? Major haul: NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione and AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin with a quarter of the drugs seized in the operation. Photo: Daniel Munoz Take the Global Drug Survey 2015 Australian police have seized about 2.8 tonnes of illicit drugs worth an estimated $1.5 billion in the second-biggest bust in the country’s history. Six men aged between 23 and 34 were arrested and charged […]


Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study finds Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children By Telegraph reporter 12:17AM BST 07 Oct 2014 Cannabis can be as addictive as heroin or alcohol, causes mental health problems and can lead to hard drug use, according to a major new study led by a leading British expert on addiction. The research, conducted over […]

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