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 Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?