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  • Kratom and CBD use on the rise in Paso Robles

    Kratom and CBD use on the rise in Paso Robles0

    California is known for welcoming intercultural diversity, that is why this state is flocked with tourists every year. No one can deny the fact; there are several cities that make their way in the news for all the wrong reasons. One important information that has come out of extensive research by the government is the rising popularity of CBD and kratom in Paso Robles.

    The market is flooded with kratom and CBD products because there is not much regulation by the FDA. The popularity of these two herbs has increased in Paso Robles so much that certain shops have openly started selling them both.… Continue reading.

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  • Natural psychoactive substances trigger many calls to U.S. poison centers

    Natural psychoactive substances trigger many calls to U.S. poison centers0

    Exposure to natural substances with psychoactive effects — including marijuana, kratom, magic mushrooms and nutmeg — triggered more than 67,300 calls to U.S. Poison Control Centers over nearly two decades.

    That’s an average of 3,743 calls a year between January 2000 and December 2017, or about 10 calls a day, according to researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. About nine in 10 cases occurred at a home, 64 percent involved males, and most cases were in people older than 19 (41 percent), or aged 13 to 19 (35 percent).

    The substances most often involved were marijuana (47 percent); anticholinergic plants such as jimson weed (21 percent); and hallucinogenic mushrooms (16 percent).… Continue reading.

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