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9 Effects of Binge Drinking

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, binge drinking means drinking alcohol that brings your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08% or higher. For an average adult, this corresponds to consuming 4 or more drinks within 2 hours. It is estimated that 1 in 6 adults in the US binge drink about […]

Is Marijuana Really A Gateway Drug?

During his 1980 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan called marijuana the most dangerous drug because it was considered a “gateway” to harder drugs. For decades, this “theory” has been used by the lawmakers to establish harsh policies regarding marijuana’s prohibition, but is it really true? Does using marijuana or cannabis lead to using other substances, like […]