Psychoactive drugs

From Issuepedia
Revision as of 00:41, 10 December 2005 by Woozle (talk | contribs) (→‎Links: news)
Jump to navigation Jump to search


This page is a seed article. You can help Issuepedia water it: make a request to expand a given page and/or donate to help give us more writing-hours!

Many consider the use of any and all Psychoactive Drugs (also known as "psychoactives" and "controlled substances") to be immoral. Others believe certain psychoactives have benefits which outweigh their detrimental effects, and that the detrimental effects have been greatly exaggerated for reasons which remain unclear. It also seems likely that certain legal substances, such as coffee and tobacco, are more harmful than some illegal substances, such as cannabis.

Reference

Links

  • EROWID: documenting the complex relationship between humans and psychoactives

News

  • 2005-12-04 Cannabis Almost Doubles Risk Of Fatal Crashes
  • 2005-11-23 reader comment in Salon.com (response to Branfman article): "Among other things, the study concluded that, statistically speaking, drivers with marijuana in their bloodstream (and no alcohol or other drugs) had a slightly lower risk of causing highway fatalities than sober drivers." If anyone knows how to find this report...