Home > Lifestyle > Street drugs > Plants Plants All sections in Street drugs » About recreational drugs » Alcohol » Chemicals » Getting help » Herbs » Plants » Psychoactives » Smart drugs 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors The three stress-busting basics you can’t afford to ignore Detangle the myths from the facts Why you should try the cold or hot approach for sports-related injuries Head lice myth busters! Live healthier Coffee and wine for the win! » Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news. I gave hubby HIV » Giving babies antibodies promptly may eliminate HIV Vaginal ring to prevent HIV on the cards I gave my husband HIV and watched him die Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.