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How the Top 4 Drugs of Abuse Harm Diet during Addiction and What to Do about It in Recovery

Substance use and abuse do immeasurable harm, both in the short-term and the long-term. The nature of that harm varies from substance to substance, but in almost all cases, a focus on proper nutrition all but disappears during active addiction, limiting access to much-needed nutrients and vitamins required for healthy function while damaging organs that […]

Physical Harms of Abusing Marijuana

Within the United States, more people use marijuana than any other illicit drug, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) publishes. It is most commonly smoked or vaped, but it can also be ingested in the form of edibles or brewed in a beverage. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSUDH) reports that […]

Marijuana at Work and Play in Las Vegas: What Changes Are on the Horizon?

On election day, Nevada residents voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use, making it legal for anyone over the age of 21 to have in their possession up to an ounce of marijuana or one-eighth of an ounce of a marijuana concentrate. Many in Nevada are wondering exactly what changes are to come due to […]

Butane Honey Oil and Dabs: Abuse and Side Effects

Butane honey oil, also known as butane hash oil (BHO) or dabs, is a marijuana extract that’s heated with a butane torch until all the plant matter is burnt away, leaving a sticky, wax-like resin that contains a high concentration of THC. Smoking this form of the drug produces a more intense high. This form […]

The Myth of Marijuana Maintenance

Marijuana maintenance is a practice used by individuals who are addicted to more dangerous drugs like heroin, cocaine, or even alcohol in order to calm their cravings and help keep them off said “hard” drugs. Many addicted persons are convinced that this works. Unfortunately, numerous reports and scientific studies have shown that the effectiveness of […]