Global Drug Trends

2024 Predictions For Harm Reduction & Psychedelic Advancements

With “psychedelics” headlining articles left and right, and “harm reduction” turning into a household name, this year is bound to be a revolutionary time for advancements and policy changes in the drug space. Even the U.S. government is jumping on board, with a budget of $509.4 million specifically dedicated to harm reduction efforts—up 26% from...

Exploring the Impact of Seasonal Changes on Drug Use

As temperatures drop day by day, holiday music begins drifting down grocery store aisles, and decorations suddenly appear on every house down the street…an undeniable shift in social and cultural patterns start unfolding all around us. But what about within us? How do our behaviors change? What connotations come along with “the most wonderful time...

Some Mexican Pharmacies Sell Fentanyl-Laced Pills to Tourists

With fentanyl permeating every corner of the illicit drug industry, awareness is spreading and precaution is on the rise. However, few would worry about unwanted fentanyl seeping into the regulated drug space. For instance, fentanyl-cut pills would never be found in a pharmacy…right?  In a few popular Mexican tourist towns, this was recently uncovered as a...

Lacking Answers and Alternatives in the Adderall Shortage

The popularity of Adderall is only growing, while availability has screeched to a sudden halt. Adderall, the prescription ADHD medication that so many Americans rely on, has been declared "in shortage" since August of last year. The shortage was reported by the FDA and a number of pharmaceutical manufacturers, with reasons remaining unclear, and solutions—far...