Category Archives: psychoactive substances

Prohibition in a market economy

The funding dogma of capitalism and the basic principle of market economy, the law of supply and demand, is inescapable. It must be obeyed one way or another and there is absolutely no way to tamper with it. If it … Continue reading

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Drug legalization debate intensifies in Latin America

The state of drug policy Reform in Latin America Latin America has been (and still is) the hardest-hit region by the War on Drugs. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that it is the part of the world with the … Continue reading

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Blueprint for legalization and control

One of pillars of the prohibitionist propaganda is the claim that legalization of the currently illicit drugs would create an addiction epidemic of biblical proportion, but this stickiest of prohibitionist fallacies doesn’t withstand closer examination. On the contrary, as I … Continue reading

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Modes of administration – evolutionary adaptive gaps

Modes of administration – evolutionary adaptive gaps Humans are (so far) the most evolved species within the ecosystem of planet Earth, and the end result of a long evolutionary process going back to the primordial soup, out of which, as … Continue reading

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Endocannabinoid news

The endocannabinoid system of the skin in health and disease: novel perspectives and therapeutic opportunities http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2757311/?tool=pubmed An interesting research paper from the NIH on the newly discovered cutaneous endocannabinoid system. The therapeutic potential of cannabinoids to control cell proliferation should … Continue reading

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