Drug Addiction

A man wondering, "What Is DMT?"

What Is DMT?

DMT is a powerful hallucinogenic drug that causes intense visual and auditory hallucinations, altered perception of time, and changes in thought processes. It is a drug that contains dimethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic compound derived from plants that occur naturally. DMT is a Schedule I drug, which makes it illegal to produce, sell, or possess in most …

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What Is Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Cannabis is still a very popular drug throughout the United States and among users of all ages and walks of life. As with alcohol, many people use it safely. However, some people abuse cannabis and smoke or ingest it throughout the day, living life under the influence. In a small percentage of those people, cannabis …

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Is Marijuana a Depressant Or Stimulant?

The properties of a drug determine its category. There are four main categories that drugs fall into: depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and opioids. The cannabis plant, also called marijuana, is somewhat unique, making it difficult to categorize. The different strains of cannabis and the fact that it affects everyone slightly differently make clean labels difficult. One …

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Does Marijuana Make You Hungry?

The United Nations states that 158.8 million people around the world use marijuana. It’s considered to be a mild substance, but the truth is more complicated. Our drug addiction treatment programs at Promises offer information on marijuana use, including answers to questions like, “Does marijuana make you hungry?” Call 844.875.5609 for more. Why Does Weed …

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