Download E-books Hallucinogens (Drugs: The Straight Facts (Hardcover)) PDF

By Randi Mehling

Medicines are everywhere--on our streets, in our houses, and in our schools--but directly proof approximately medicines are usually not. medications: The instantly proof fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historic and clinical method of studying approximately medicinal drugs, their use, and their influence at the user's future health. observe hallucinogenic components of their many varieties, together with LSD and psychedelic mushrooms. This e-book is helping readers comprehend the impact that robust psychoactive medicines may have at the mind and feelings.

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Download E-books Drug Use and Abuse PDF

DRUG USE AND ABUSE takes an interdisciplinary process in its insurance of present drug concerns. It weaves mental, ancient, cultural, social, organic, and clinical views -- emphasizing the concept a drug's results rely not just on its homes, but additionally at the organic and mental features of its consumer. This subject is highlighted all through, and is widespread in discussions of the person sessions of substances, in addition to within the chapters on pharmacology and psychopharmacology.

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Download E-books Designer Drugs (Drugs: The Straight Facts) PDF

By M. Foster Olive

Find out about the hazards of synthetically created components that mimic the results of managed hallucigens, stimulants, and depressants. medicines are everywhere--on our streets, in our houses, and in our schools--but instantly proof approximately medications aren't. medicinal drugs: The instantly proof fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historic and medical method of studying approximately medicinal drugs.

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Download E-books En la boca del lobo: La historia jamás contada del hombre que hizo caer al cártel de Cali (Spanish Edition) PDF

By William C. Rempel

Durante l. a. década de los eighty y comienzo de los noventa, un enorme porcentaje de l. a. producción mundial de cocaína estaba en manos de dos sindicatos criminales colombianos: el cártel de Medellín, que presidía el despiadado Pablo Escobar, y el cártel de Cali, una sofisticada organización delictiva felony dirigida por los implacables hermanos Rodríguez Orejuela. Los dos grupos se enfrentaron en una sangrienta guerra hasta que Escobar fue asesinado en diciembre de 1993.
 
Cuando el camino quedó libre para los de Cali, Jorge Salcedo, un ex comandante del ejército, recibió l. a. misión de proteger a los capos. Salcedo aceptó pero hizo un pacto consigo mismo: nunca mataría a nadie. Aunque cada día se involucraba más, Salcedo luchó por preservar su integridad e causeó no ceder ante l. a. corrupción, los angeles violencia y l. a. brutalidad que lo rodeaba. Sin embargo, los angeles noche en l. a. que colocaron una pistola en su mano con una orden de ejecución llegó a un momento the most important. Se trataba de una orden directa del padrino que lo ponía en una situación imposible—matar o morir. Pero existía una tercera opción, l. a. más arriesgada y difícil: provocar los angeles caída del cártel.
 
William C. Rempel es el único periodista con acceso a esta historia y al propio Jorge--que incluso hoy vive escondido en algún lugar de los Estados Unidos--y nos narra con todo detalle esta extraordinaria historia, l. a. historia de un hombre corriente enfrentado a l. a. organización legal más poderosa de todos los tiempos.

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Download E-books On the Ground: An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press in the U.S. PDF

Forthright anecdotes and interviews fill this eye-opening account of the delivery of the underground newspaper circulate. Stemming from frustration with the inability of any mainstream media feedback of the Vietnam warfare, the construction of the papers was once emboldened by means of the victories of the Civil Rights–era, anticolonial routine within the 3rd global and using LSD. within the 4 brief years from 1965–1969, the subversive press grew from 5 small newspapers in 5 towns within the usa to greater than 500 newspapers—with thousands of readers—all over the realm. tales via the folks concerned with the creation and distribution of the papers, reminiscent of invoice Ayers, Paul Buhle, Paul Krassner, and Trina Robbins, deliver the historical past of the flow to lifestyles. Full-color scans taken from a wide diversity of guides, from the Berkeley Barb and the Los Angeles loose Press to Chicago Seed and Screw: The intercourse Review, also are integrated, exhibiting the magnificent strength that fueled the counterculture of the 1960s.

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Download E-books Cocaine Confidential: True Stories Behind the World's Most Notorious Narcotic PDF

By Wensley Clarkson

From those that develop the coca to the tip dealers—the within tales of the folk fascinated by the area of cocaine smuggling

Cocaine is the world's such a lot infamous narcotic. It underpins an unlimited, multi-billion dollar underworld with a depressing and lethal facet. yet who fairly are the shadowy humans at the back of this chilling community? The cocoa farmers, the jungle sweatshop staff, the smugglers, the providers, and, finally, the buyers who supply for the world's thousands of thousands of users. This book goes contained in the lives of these kinds of characters to bare their tales for the 1st time. alongside the way in which you’ll move within a cocaine prison, meet hitmen, terror suspects, crooked politicians, bankers, coke barons, mules, hardened traffickers, and corrupt law enforcement officials because the fact is unraveled in a curler coaster journey in the course of the mystery international of cocaine.

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Download E-books Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It: A Judicial Indictment of the War on Drugs PDF

By James P. Gray

Our drug prohibition coverage is hopeless, simply as Prohibition, our alcohol prohibition coverage, used to be sooner than it. at the present time there are extra medications in our groups and at decrease costs and better strengths than ever earlier than. now we have outfitted huge numbers of prisons, yet they're overflowing with non-violent drug offenders. the massive gains made of drug revenues are corrupting humans and associations right here and in another country. and much from being safe by means of our drug prohibition coverage, our youngsters are being recruited by way of it to a life-style of drug use and drug promoting. pass judgement on Gray's ebook drives a stake throughout the middle of the battle on medicinal drugs. After documenting the wide-ranging harms brought on by this failed coverage, pass judgement on grey additionally provides us desire. we've got potential thoughts. the writer evaluates those thoughts, starting from schooling and drug therapy to varied recommendations for taking the revenue out of drug-dealing. Many officers won't say publicly what they recognize privately concerning the failure of the warfare on medicinal drugs. Politicians specially are frightened of no longer showing i??tough on drugsi??'. yet pass judgement on Gray's conclusions as a veteran trial pass judgement on and previous federal prosecutor are strengthened by means of the stories of greater than 40 different judges national. writer word: James P. grey is pass judgement on of some of the best courtroom in Orange County in Southern California. He has served as former federal prosecutor in la and as a legal protection legal professional as a member of the JAG Corps within the army. In 1998 he made an unsuccessful run for Congress as a Republican opposed to Bob Dornan. pass judgement on grey has mentioned problems with drug coverage on multiple hundred radio and television indicates and various drug boards round the state.

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Download E-books Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA PDF

By Maryn McKenna

LURKING in our houses, hospitals, faculties, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that's evolving swifter than the scientific group can song it or drug builders can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen is MRSA—methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus—and Superbug is the 1st booklet to inform the tale of its surprising unfold and the alarming possibility it poses to us all.

Doctors lengthy notion that MRSA was once restrained to hospitals and clinics, infecting virtually completely those that have been both already in poor health or outdated. yet via outstanding reporting, together with 1000s of interviews with the best researchers and medical professionals monitoring the lethal bacterium, acclaimed technology journalist Maryn McKenna finds the hidden background of MRSA’s relentless advance—how it has crushed hospitals, assaulted households, and infiltrated agriculture and farm animals, relocating inexorably into the nutrients chain. Taking readers into the clinical facilities the place pissed off physicians needs to discard drug after drug as they fight to maintain sufferers alive, she discloses an explosion of circumstances that exhibit how MRSA is transforming into extra virulent, whereas evolving resistance to antibiotics with unbelievable velocity. it will probably infect us at any time, irrespective of how fit we're; it truly is carried by way of a beautiful variety of our family pets; and it's been detected in nutrients animals from cows to chickens to pigs.

With the sensitivity of a novelist, McKenna portrays the emotional and fiscal devastation persisted through MRSA’s sufferers, vividly describing the numerous stealthy ways that the pathogen overtakes the physique and the surprise and grief of oldsters whose fit kids have been felled by means of an infection in precisely hours. via dogged detective paintings, she discloses the unheard warnings that expected the present main issue and lays naked the issues that experience allowed MRSA to rage uncontrolled: lost govt spending, insufficient public healthiness surveillance, erroneous agricultural practices, and massive overuse of the few worthy medications we've got left.

Empowering readers with the data they wish for self-defense, Superbug sounds an alarm: MRSA has developed right into a worldwide emergency that touches nearly each element of contemporary lifestyles. it's, as one deeply involved researcher tells McKenna, "the greatest factor on account that AIDS."

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Download E-books The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead PDF

By Ralph Metzner, Richard Alpert, Timothy Leary

The Psychedelic event: A guide in keeping with The Tibetan booklet of the useless (commonly often called The Psychedelic event) is an handbook meant to be used in the course of classes related to psychedelic medicinal drugs. Written in 1964, this model of Tibetan ebook of the useless was once authored by means of Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner and Richard Alpert, all of whom took half in experiments investigating the healing and spiritual probabilities of medicinal drugs corresponding to mescaline, psilocybin and LSD. in accordance with Lama Surya Das, writing within the creation to the ebook The misplaced Teachings of Lama Govinda, this ebook was once written whereas the 3 have been traveling Crank's Ridge in India, a favored hippy vacation spot in 60s.

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