9 Mind-Blowing Facts About W-18

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse than fentanyl… The street-drug market has a new player – and it’s even deadlier than previous killers. W-18 won’t deliver a great high; it will, however, deliver death. Introducing W-18 Here are the scary facts on this synthetic drug: Not for Human Use: The drug is…

This synthetic opiate is not only lethal, it has absolutely no medical purpose.

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What Do We Really Know About Kratom?

Three years ago, I lived with a boyfriend who was a functioning addict. He was in law school at the time, and sought anything he could get his hands on to sharpen his focus and then allow him to relax after hours of intense studying. He chewed tobacco during the day to give him a…

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