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Russia Bans Wikipedia Over Drug Article, Promptly Reverses Course After Edits

Russia Bans Wikipedia Over Drug Article, Promptly Reverses Course After Edits

Roskomnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (basically its internet watchdog) has been in the news quite a bit lately. The regulatory body seems to be scouring the web, looking to block certain sites of content it deems harmful – which as of late has all related to drugs. Now, over the past couple …

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Russia Unblocks Reddit After Dustup over Shroom Post

Russia Unblocks Reddit After Dustup over Shroom Post

On Wednesday afternoon, Russia added reddit to its registry of blocked sites. And as of early Thursday morning, reddit has been removed from the blocked sites list. After warning that it was considering it, Roskomnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, sent out the order to block reddit on August 12th. The government was …

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Kim Kardashian Posted a Misleading Drug Ad on Instagram and Ran Afoul of the FDA

Kim Kardashian Posted a Misleading Drug Ad on Instagram and Ran Afoul of the FDA

Kim Kardashian has 42.6 million Instagram followers and nearly 26 million Facebook likes. So when she promotes a product, it’s a pretty big deal. Paid social media promotion is everywhere, as companies look to provide their products a lucrative endorsement from the rich and famous. Kim Kardashian is far from the only celebrity who rents out space on their social …

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Russia Threatens to Block Reddit over Drug Post

Russia Threatens to Block Reddit over Drug Post

Russia, which has a history of threatening to block access to certain sites over seemingly ridiculous reasons, is now considering a ban on reddit. The news comes from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media, which posted an update on Russian social media site VKontakte. Apparently, the government is upset over a post about …

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Adolf Hitler Was A Junkie, Used Painkillers 24 Times A Day According To New Documentary

Hard evidences have been uncovered pointing to Adolf Hitler’s dependence and addiction to drugs. According to a new TV documentary Hitler the Junkie which premiered on Foxtel on Wednesday, the villainous leader had regularly consumed a cocktail of different drugs including tranquilizers, morphine and crystal meth. During his reign as the Third Reich, Hitler’s followers who worshiped him like a …

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The Cops Have Your Lost Cocaine, Please Facebook Message Them to Get It Back

If you happened to drop your bag of cocaine inside the Super Dollar on West Virginia Avenue in Crewe, Virginia on Tuesday, then you’re in luck! The cops have it. Just shoot them a message on Facebook and the whole thing will get straightened out.* It’s not a trap. Post by Crewe Police Department. According to Detective Ella Turner, who …

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Florida Man Has Drugs, in Case You Were Wondering – the Police Sure Were

I’ve never tried to give someone a bag of meth in a Kmart, so I’m no expert on the matter. I have to imagine, however, that if I did decide to make that life decision – I’d wear the most literal T-shirt imaginable for the occasion. 50-year-old John Balmer sure did. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Balmer was …

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BBC Reporter Gets High From Second Hand Smoke

“Burning behind me is eight and half tons of heroin, opium, hashish and other narcotics… huehuehehe” elegantly guffawed BBC Reporter Quentin Sommerville. Like a dumpy Disney character, the journalist then told the cameraman in a slur to record another take, saying: “Come on… hehehe, let’s go.” It only got worse. The BBC’s Middle East correspondent then tried another take, only …

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Bipolar Symptoms May Soon Be Treated With New Drugs

According to Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, bipolar disorder affects 5.7 million adults in America. While there is no cure for bipolar disorder, new research may provide new drug therapies that could lessen the severity of bipolar symptoms. Per Mayo Clinic’s definition of bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive disorder), the disorder is “associated with mood swings that range from …

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Cloud 9 Designer Drug: How Dangerous IS It?

There seems to be conflict brewing in Macomb County, Mich. over a designer drug known as “Cloud 9”. On the one side are teens indulging in the substance, which is reported to be perfectly legal. On the other are Michigan authority figures who claim that designer drug is dangerous, if not lethal. “It has the same [effects] as cocaine, meth …

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Google Commits $250 Million To Battle Drug Abuse (And Of Course Settle A Lawsuit)

Late on Friday, news came out that Google committed $250 million at $50 million per year over the next five years, to develop an internal program that will help the search engine spread awareness about drug abuse, and combat rogue online pharmacies. The commitment is part of a settlement with shareholders over a suit related to Google’s former allowance of …

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Paulina Gretzky’s Wedding to Dustin Johnson Reportedly on Thin Ice

One year ago, Dustin Johnson became perhaps the luckiest man in golf as he became engaged to Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of “The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky. Throughout the course of their relationship, however, Johnson’s personal and professional lives have been filled with drama. According to reports, Johnson has failed three drug tests since 2009 – one for marijuana and …

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