Editorial Staff in Drug-Related News
October 8, 2023

Kratom Now Proven to Cause Fatal Overdose Risk

Initially identified and described as a herbal supplement, stories of kratom leading to fatal overdoses have recently made national news, bringing into question what risks the substance poses. Yet despite recent deaths, there is still very little regulation around kratom, as the substance is somewhat new to U.S. markets.


Karen Hadley in Cannabis
March 13, 2023

THC, Delta 8 and CBD: What Are They? Are They addictive?

From THC to CBD and from delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol to CBG—the cannabis industry is constantly bringing new products to market. Some are addictive or harmful and others have therapeutic value. We’ve rounded up the most important information you need to know.


Ren in Drug Information
June 21, 2021

Kratom: Alternative Pain Reliever or Dangerous, Addictive Drug?

A recent study shed light on the addictive nature of kratom and the fact that it is not a safe or legitimate alternative to painkillers (as it is often promoted to be).


Ren in Drug-Related News
December 19, 2019

Kratom – New Data on a Controversial Drug

Kratom is a mind-altering substance that has bounced on and off the radar for the last decade. Occasionally, we’ll hear news blurbs about this drug, a story here and there of someone who died from using it.


Ren in Prescription drugs
March 9, 2019

Make Informed Choices: The Value of Getting Informed on What You Are Putting into Your Body

In all of our advancements as a species, the human race still struggles with its shortcomings. We’re actively working on them, but they’re still there.


Ren in Drug Information
October 29, 2018

All About Natural Drugs—Very Not Safe Organic Substances

There is this very common, very dangerous misconception on the drug use scene, that drugs which occur naturally (i.e. organic drugs) are okay, safe, or are in some way “acceptable” to use. This is a misconception, and a dangerous one at that, because natural drugs are very dangerous.


Karen Hadley in Drug Information
February 1, 2017

What’s the Problem with Kratom?

Kratom is a drug imported from Asia, a product manufactured from the leaves of a tree that grows in Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and other parts of Southeast Asia. It was banned in Thailand – but should it be banned in other countries, too?