Posts tagged "drug use"

Are Women The New Face Of Marijuana Use?

What comes to mind when you picture someone who uses marijuana? For many it's the stereotypical image of a lazy, spacey, and possibly dirty stoner who listens to The Grateful Dead, prefers hemp as their jewelry of choice, and is always good for a laugh or two. Recently, however, mainstream publications like Vogue, Elle and…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / November 15, 2014

Flesh-Eating Drug, Krokodil, Making Its Way Across The United States

We are not discussing crocodiles here, but given that even the most cursory, SafeSearch-on Googling of krokodil yields some of the most vile images you will ever see (DON'T DO IT!!!!), this stock photo of a crocodile will more than suffice. The flesh-eating intravenous drug does, in fact, get its name from the animal, a…
By: Rachel Krause / October 11, 2013

The Soapbox: On Cat Marnell & Rubbernecking Drug Addicts

If you've been hanging out in the ladyblogosphere, you've heard of Cat Marnell. Or maybe you know her as "Cat Marnell, ugh." Cat Marnell was — until last week — the health/beauty editor at xoJane. More pertinently, though, she was an open, unabashed, self-described "pillhead" who frequently wrote about her drug use and abuse online.
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2012

Coco Chanel’s Bisexuality, Drug-Use & Nazi Ties Come To Light In New Biography

Coco Chanel didn't lay the foundation for her eponymous fashion empire by coloring within the lines and following the rules. So it's not surprising that the deceased designer's closet still holds a few skeletons--along with vintage little black Chanel dresses. In her book Coco Chanel: An Intimate Life, which will be released in the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 1, 2011

Do You Lie About Your Drug Use?

Teens lie. That's nothing new. But a new study found that teens lie rather profusely when it comes to their drug use. According to researchers from Wayne State University and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, teens lied about their drug use, even when hair samples proved otherwise. Apparently, it was more important…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 28, 2010

These Spiderwebs Were Created By Drugged Spiders

Somewhere in a lab far, far away, scientists fed spiders flies injected with LSD, mescaline, hashish, and caffeine. These are their webs. [ICNT4GIVE]…
By: Annika Harris / October 7, 2010

The Latest Crystal Meth Confession: Andre Agassi

Another day, another celebrity confesses to once being a meth head. Earlier this week, it was Jodie Sweetin of "Full House" who came clean about her drug use. Now tennis legend Andre Agassi is confessing that, back in the late '90s, he used meth, too. In his autobiography (out Nov. 9), Agassi explains that…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 28, 2009

Quickies!: Guys May Hate Uggs, But Women Don’t Care

Guys hate Ugg boots, but women hate cold feet, so these shoes are here to stay. [College Candy] The blog Christian Nymphos provides advice and tips to couples looking to spice up their sex lives while staying within the tenets of the Christian faith. [Tango] This woman claims to have the…
By: Annika Harris / October 20, 2008