Hidden in This Beautiful Jewelry is a Secret Drug-Science Reference

Much as we love the present trend of sticking drug-molecules on everything from coffee mugs to t-shirts, we crave something new. Fortunately, science-themed artist Delftia has a novel take on subtle drug jewelry: pendants that replicate spider webs spun under the influence of psychoactive drugs. » 4/19/14 2:38pm Saturday 2:38pm

New Tenn. Bill Allows Drug-Addicted Pregnant Women to Be Prosecuted

A new bill just passed by Tennessee's state legislature would allow women to be charged with assault or homicide if they have a pregnancy complication after using illegal narcotics. Troublingly, the legislation's language is so broad that advocates fear it may be used to prosecute pregnant women for non-drug-related… » 4/10/14 7:00pm 4/10/14 7:00pm

Calling Darren Sharper 'Too Sexy' to Rape Is Goddamn Ridiculous

Earlier this week, Tempe, Arizona police released documents that detail even more rape allegations against former NFL star Darren Sharper, who today will appear in court to face rape charges stemming from separate incidents in Los Angeles. In total, Sharper's alleged to have drugged 11 people and raped 7 women across 4 … » 2/20/14 1:45pm 2/20/14 1:45pm

That Time Melissa Joan Hart Did Ecstasy and Visited the Playboy Mansion

Everybody remembers Melissa Joan Hart and her days as a teenage witch on television. BUT! Did you also know that Melissa Joan Hart used to be a young person who did things that young people with lots of cash-money like to do, namely, do drugs and attend a sweet house party? It's true! Melissa Joan Hart, like most… » 2/16/14 4:00pm 2/16/14 4:00pm

What can we actually learn from the UK's first marijuana 'overdose'?

Gemma Moss recently became the first woman in Britain "ruled to have been poisoned to death by smoking cannabis," her sudden death referred to by tabloids as "the tragic proof that cannabis can kill." But Moss's story, while undeniably sad, has told us next to nothing about the dangers of pot. At the same time, its… » 2/01/14 5:59pm 2/01/14 5:59pm

Pennsylvania McDonalds Accused of Selling Heroin in Happy Meals

Innovative and efficient! You have to give it that! You have to give it that. A McDonalds employee in Pittsburgh has been accused of selling heroin from her post at the drive-through window. All you needed was $82, a car, and an extreme longing for heroin, and the 26-year-old would give you a Happy Meal full of, um,… » 1/30/14 4:40pm 1/30/14 4:40pm