Colorado's Retail Weed Is for Recreation Only

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this weed is for fun.
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Via BoingBoing:

No one is surprised that weed in Colorado is high in THC, but low in CBD (cannabidiol). It is, after all, a state where recreational use is legal. CBD is one of the compounds known to have medicinal properties.

Student Who Posted "It's Better to Die of Vodka, Than to Die of Boredom" Dies From Vodka Shots

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Please, drink responsibly.
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Humberto Moura Fonseca, age 23, drank 25 shots of vodka in less than a minute.  He and his friends, other students at the University of Julio de Mesquita, were involved in a drinking competition during the time of this tragic event. Soon after he finished the shots, he complained of feeling ill and collapsed to the floor. 

A medical crew was fast on the scene and rushed Fonseca and others to the hospital. Unfortunately,  he passed away during transport and doctors later confirmed the cause was alcohol posioning. 

The quote is from Russian poet Vladimir Maiakovski and was posted on Fonseca's facebook page. 

Police are investigating the situation and may charge those who organized the contest, thought to be other students at the university, with homicide. 

US Approves Sales of Powdered Alcohol: Palcohol

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Palcohol allows you to take your favorite drink and sprinkle it on whatever you like, for example rum powdered cookies. But, it's not all delicious ideas and treats as people, especially parents worried about kids getting ahold of the substance, are raising concern over the powdered adult beverage. Colorado has already banned sale of Palcohol. For the rest of the US, it should be available by summer time.

Ecstasy & Crystal Meth Are Legal in Ireland for the Next 48 Hours

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follow the rainbow to a wonderful drug-filled pot of gold!
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Via The Journal:



A ruling in the Court of Appeal on the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 this morning effectively means that the possession of certain drugs, which had been illegal, is currently legal.

The court ruling found that the 1977 Act was being added to via ministerial order without recourse to the Oireachtas, in violation of article 15 of the Constitution.

Ministerial orders had been used nine times since the Act’s inception to outlaw the possession of drugs like ecstasy, ketamine, magic mushrooms, benzos and other drugs.