Drugs

  • Facebook Marketplace follows craigslist’s dangerous lead

    … example anyway. In a report by Sky News in the UK, their investigation found illegal prescription drugs were allegedly being sold on Facebook Marketplace with impunity. Rather than having personal moderation on Facebook Marketplace, Facebook seems to be relying on the craigslist model of ‘community policing.’ The problem with having…

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  • Apps to Help With Addiction Recovery

    … substance abuse who are looking for helpful apps to support their journey but don’t have time to sift through all of the options, this very short list can be a life saver: A-CHESS A-CHESS is a newer mobile app developed by researchers at the University of Wisconsin as a continuing relapse prevention support for those in recovery from alcoholism and alcohol…

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  • Online Epipen sales could be dangerous

    … Online Epipen sales could be dangerous I’m sure by now that most of you have heard about the controversy surrounding the pharmaceutical company Mylan and how they’ve been accused of price gouging for the life saving Epipens. For those who may not know, Epipens are injections that contain the drug epinephrine which is used to save the lives…

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  • Online pharmacies could potentially kill you

    … Online pharmacies could potentially kill you It’s not news that prescription drugs can be priced out of reach from the people who desperately need them. They may even be desperate enough to respond to a random ad for pharmaceuticals or an online pharmacy. While these ads may appear legitimate, too many of these ads could have dangerous or even…

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
  • Report: Marijuana Is the Most Discussed Drug on Reddit

    … on the site, leaving the moderation responsibilities to individuals in the communities themselves. However, as the site matured, the need for codified policies regarding harassment, hate speech and other objectionable content became apparent. Still, the communities on Reddit aren’t shy about discussing controversial topics, including guns and drugs…

    AllTwitterin Google- 25 readers -
  • The NFL Draft and the $16 Million Tweet?

    … Is it possible that new Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil cost himself up to $16 million with one tweet? Tunsil, who starred at the University of Mississippi, was projected as the top pick in the 2016 National Football League Draft by some experts, but he was not selected until pick No. 13. Why the slide? Just before the NFL Draft…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 11 readers -
  • Dartmouth Researchers High on Facebook Ads for Marijuana Study

    … With the goal of learning more about people’s cannabis-consumption patterns, professors and students from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine in New Hampshire surveyed nearly 3,000 people on a wide range of marijuana-consumption-related topics. In order to have a statistically relevant study, the researchers needed a representative…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook, Instagram Ban Private Sales of Guns Via Their Networks

    … included marijuana, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs, adding that licensed gun dealers and gun clubs are still permitted to post on Facebook and Instagram. The Times pointed out that while Facebook and Instagram were not directly involved in gun sales, the two social networks were being used to negotiate sales, minus background checks. Facebook told…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • 5 Tips for Bloggers to Stay Healthy

    … work. You’ll find sticking to a schedule actually makes you more efficient and less inclined to goof off when trying to get work done. Leave the Bottle Alone Excessive amounts of alcohol and drugs may have worked for Hunter S. Thompson, but a blogger he wasn’t. In this business, we write more text in a day than most people will in months. Being…

    The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 12 readers -
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