Tag: addiction

What is fentanyl?

In 2002, during the Moscow theater hostage crisis,  gaseous fentanyl was used, garnering worldwide attention. Today, there is increasing talk about the epidemic of fentanyl addiction, especially in the United States. A growing number of young people are turning to the misuse of this drug, which can have tragic consequences.

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Therapeutic potential of magic mushrooms

Mushrooms of the Psilocybe genus, known as magic mushrooms or shrooms, have a rich history of use in religious ceremonies in Central and South America, as well as other cultures around the world. Because of their hallucinogenic and psychedelic effects, although illegal, magic mushrooms are still popular for recreational consumption today. In recent decades, many studies of the therapeutic potential of their main active ingredient – psilocybin – have been ongoing.

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