Home > Lifestyle > Street drugs > Plants Plants All sections in Street drugs » About recreational drugs » Alcohol » Chemicals » Getting help » Herbs » Plants » Psychoactives » Smart drugs Dagga may cause relapse in psychosis sufferers A British study found that the use of marijuana causes an increase in the risk of relapse in psychosis and recommends that sufferers stop or at least reduce their consumption of the drug. Like Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you depressed? » Ask Addiction Expert » Talk Divorce support » 'Stoner Sloth' anti-weed ads backfire The science of getting drunk Synthetic pot overdoses on the rise in US Called K2, Spice etc., synthetic marijuana is a combination of chemicals designed to mimic the high of dagga, but it can be two to 100 times more potent. Mixing pot and tobacco increases dependence risk Many people mix dagga and tobacco to save money and make inhalation more efficient. This practice, however, may increase the likelihood of users becoming dependent. French 'dagga' drug trial volunteer dies A volunteer in a French drug trial who was left brain dead after taking the experimental cannabis-based painkiller has died in hospital. French 'dagga' drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured One person has been left brain dead and five others are in a serious condition after taking part in a clinical trial in France of an experimental medicine allegedly for a dagga (cannabis) based painkiller. Is the Queen growing magic mushrooms? Buckingham Palace has been home to many royals but it turns out that Queen Elizabeth's main residence is also home to another form of highness - magic mushrooms... 'Pot poisoning' spikes in Washington state The recent spike in marijuana exposure incidents in Washington state is potentially related to the number of unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries in that state. Survivors of experimental drug test doing fine A doctor at the French hospital where a volunteer in an experimental drug test died says that the health of 5 others hospitalised last week is improving and 1 has returned home. Dagga: some basic facts Dagga is South Africa’s most generally used drug. Here are some facts on the cheap, and freely available drug. Colorado pot sellers woo holiday shoppers Just as traditional retailers sell some items below cost to drive traffic and attract sales, recreational marijuana retailers are doing the same. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.