(New York Post, July 12) Thirty-three people were stumbling through the streets of Brooklyn, foaming at the mouths and vomiting after overdosing from a bad batch of synthetic marijuana. Also known as K2, the drug is designed to mimic real marijuana, except its origins and makeup are chemical. READ MORE.
When it comes to drugs and drug abuse, there's the promise and there's the reality. If you've ever felt the pressure to use drugs, you've probably heard the promise. Some promises are specific to a drug: "Meth can help you lose weight" or "Steroids will make you a better athlete." Other promises are vague: "Getting high will help you relax." Watch this animated video to learn more about the promise and reality of drug use and abuse.