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Dagga: some basic facts

Dagga is South Africa’s most generally used drug. Here are some facts on the cheap, and freely available drug.

Salvia divinorum

Salvia divinorum is a soft-leaved green plant, native to Southern Mexico, which contains a powerful psychoactive chemical known as Salvinorin.

Psilocybin/magic mushrooms

The effects of ingesting "magic mushrooms" resemble a shorter-acting LSD trip, producing significant physical, visual and perceptual changes.

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.

Nutmeg

Both the kernel and its covering contain psychoactive components within their oils.

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