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How LSD and a Hookup Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Even the Losers’

Running into a school crush while high on acid resulted in the ‘Damn the Torpedoes’ classic. Continue reading… Source: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/tom-petty-even-the-losers/ Indie Brew found this story…

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Psychedelic mushroom legalization moves closer to appearing on Oregon ballot

A push to legalize the use of psychedelic mushrooms in therapeutic settings is one step closer to appearing on the Oregon ballot in November,… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/505467-psychedelic-mushroom-legalization-moves-closer-to-appearing-on-oregon…

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Pandemic unleashes a spike in overdose deaths

Top Trump administration officials say drug overdose deaths are surging amid the coronavirus pandemic, driven by increased substance use due to anxiety, social isolation and…

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Drug-fuelled lockdown parties are reckless, but these young people are not doing it all wrong

No matter what, some young people will always take drugs. But solitary drug use is always riskier as there is no one to intervene or…

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Today is the 50th anniversary of Dock Ellis’s legendary baseball no-hitter on LSD

  On June 12th, 1970, Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the San Diego Padres while he was high out of…

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FDA relaxes food labeling regulations for pandemic

Food manufacturers will be permitted to substitute ingredients in products without changing the labels. The FDA posted a “temporary flexibility policy” permitting inaccurate labels, claiming…

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Pelosi slams Trump for taking hydroxychloroquine, calls him ‘morbidly obese’

The FDA warns against using the drug outside of a hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/pelosi-slams-trump-taking-hydroxychloroquine-calls-him-morbidly-obese-n1210136…

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Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine, despite scientists’ concerns

President Donald Trump announced he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug he’s touted as a potential cure for Covid-19 despite scientists’ concerns about its effectiveness….

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Beckett Cypher, Melissa Etheridge’s Son, Dead at 21

The young man’s biological father was David Crosby. Continue reading… Source: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/melissa-etheridge-son-david-crosby-dead/ Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Five things to know about the birth control pill in the US, 60 years after it was FDA approved

First oral contraceptive later became accessible to all US women in 1972 Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/birth-control-pill-us-anniversary-60-oral-contraceptive-male-sex-fda-a9506846.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Remdesivir helps coronavirus patients — but at what cost?

Gilead has rocketed into the public consciousness with one of the most promising coronavirus treatments, but the company’s history of sky high drug pricing is…

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Remdesivir approved by US authorities for emergency use in treatment of coronavirus

Clinical trial data shows drug reduces duration of hospital stays in Covid-19 patients by 31 per cent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-remdesivir-treatment-drug-us-approved-fda-a9495396.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Florida man is arrested with enough fentanyl to kill 500,000 people, police say

David Gayle could face life in prison from drug charges Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/florida-drugs-bust-arrest-fentanyl-david-gayle-cocaine-marijuana-a9490461.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Pick your poison: Scientists develop opioid alternative using VENOM from ‘extremely aggressive’ spider

Scientists in Australia have made a significant if somewhat strange breakthrough in the development of non-addictive, but equally effective, alternative painkillers to opioids… by using…

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Japan Is Racing to Test a Favipiravir, a Drug to Treat Covid-19

Based on a compound discovered in 1998, the antiviral Favipiravir is already being used in Japan and Turkey. Its maker? A subsidiary of Fujifilm. Source:…

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Zantac products banned for containing substances linked to cancer

Consumers of a heartburn drug have been told to dispose of product after latest FDA findings announced Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/zantac-product-ban-cancer-link-fda-a9441666.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Throw away any Zantac you have around

You’ve probably received spam emails inviting you to join class action lawsuits against the makers of over-the-counter heartburn medicine Zantac (ranitidine) as it contains a…

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FDA Demands Zantac Heartburn Drug and Generics Pulled Over Carcinogen Fears

The Food and Drug Administration is taking a drastic step over a common drug used to treat allergies and acid reflux, following an investigation that…

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FDA issues emergency authorization of anti-malaria drug for coronavirus care

The Food and Drug Administration on Sunday issued an emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, decades-old malaria drugs championed by President Donald Trump for…

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'Grey death': Louisiana police say powerful opiod can kill on contact

The drug is reportedly 10,000 times more potent than morphine Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/gray-death-opioid-louisiana-heroin-overdose-drugs-a9320296.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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What is laughing gas, what are the risks of inhaling it and is it illegal?

Former government drug adviser describes laughing gas as ‘fun without the risks of alcohol’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/laughing-gas-what-is-risk-inhale-illegal-law-nitrous-oxide-a9286576.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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