Topics :: drugs

Gay Porn Star Arrested at LAX After Attempt to Smuggle Meth in Anus

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
British gay porn star Bruno Knight used some of the skills he's picked up in the adult film industry which led to his arrest at Los Angeles Airport on June 16 for trying to traffic nearly a half lb of crystal meth from the U.S. to the U.K. via his anus.

Doctors: Sniff Poppers And You Could Go Blind

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Researchers in the United Kingdom say inhaling the 70s club drug "poppers," or isopropyl nitrate, can seriously damage your eyes, thanks to its new formula.

Summer Cocktails May Be More Potent Than You Think

By Lauran Neergaard | Friday Jul 4, 2014
The National Institutes of Health is trying to spread the word: Take a look at its online alcohol calculator to see how much you’re really drinking with those summer cocktails.

Inquest at London Gay Sauna After Three Die From Drugs

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
Three men have died within eight months of each other after partying too hard at a London gay sauna, causing the 24-hour, drug- and smoke-free venue to beef up their searches for illicit drugs. A joint inquest is now being held in Southwark.

Meet Michael Botticelli: Obama’s Openly Gay Drug Czar

By Jason Parsley | Saturday May 24, 2014
Michael Botticelli understands the effects addiction has had, and continues to have, on the LGBT community. The acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy is not only gay, but also a recovering addict.

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

Friends Common Source of Abused Prescription Meds

By Lindsey Tanner | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.

Medical Marijuana Right for New York, Say ASOs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
New York AIDS Service Organizations applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposals to provide support for people living with HIV/AIDS, including access to medical marijuana.

Mile Marker 420 Becomes 419.99 to Thwart Thieves

Sunday Jan 12, 2014
Colorado officials think a difference of one-hundredth of a mile will be enough to stop thieves from stealing the mile marker 420 sign along Interstate 70.

British Teen on Meow Stabs Mom, Slices Off Own Penis

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jan 11, 2014
A teenager on Christmas break in the UK reportedly stabbed his mother, then cut off his penis while allegedly high on the party drug meow meow, otherwise known as mephedrone, a synthetic, amphetamine-like stimulant.