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A study by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction studied drug levels in wastewater in 50 European cities, the Guardian reports. They found that London’s sewage has the highest concentration of cocaine, at a daily average of 737 milligrams per 1,000 people in 2014. Amsterdam had the second highest concentration, and outstripped […]

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DNAinfo talked to an allergist who said that your abnormally severe nasal allergies this spring are due to a “pollen tsunami,” which is a convenient excuse to use to deflect from your cocaine abuse. Dr. Clifford Basset, director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, said that the snow and rain this winter made […]

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“A lot of people will sit down and watch the Oscar show this Sunday and then go and indulge in cocaine.” Street artist Plastic Jesus was just stating a simple truth when he said this to the New York Daily News, but his new sculpture, which makes the same statement, turns the words into a […]

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Who knows why artists in Switzerland keep including drugs in their gallery shows, but hot on the heels of the ecstasy ordering robot, a new exhibition features the city of Zurich painted using a cocaine mixture. What better way to render the snowy likeness of the city than to use a little snow white? The […]

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This man just doesn’t care if anyone’s watching him pull out what seems to be cocaine and do a few bumps. Reportedly riding an uptown Seventh Avenue train, it would be easy to assume he was jonesin’ for a fix — but he seems perfectly calm, deliberately operating his bill and straw. […]

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A woman was arrested at JFK airport for smuggling 3.7 pounds of cocaine inside her platform shoes and pocketbook. Janisha Atkins, 33, was flying in from Montego Bay with a pink and purple suitcase in her luggage when “officers noticed a strong odor coming from her pocketbook and two pairs of platform shoes, which also seemed unusually heavy,” reports the Daily News.  U.S. […]

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Since the shut down of major cryptomarket Silk Road, the “dark net” drug market has boomed, nearly doubling in size. At the Conversation, James Martin provides a reasonable take on the increasingly professional practice of online drug distribution and its “socially beneficial implications.” For dealers, selling drugs online offers significant advantages over face-to-face retailing. They have immediate access to a huge and […]

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Cocaine use is so widespread in the UK that it’s literally in the water, according to the UK drug policy reform advocates Transform. Recent studies of drinking water have shown trace amounts of the metabolized form of cocaine in four different locations. The Independent reported: Experts from the Drinking Water Inspectorate found supplies contained benzoylecgonine, the metabolised form […]

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On the heels of our parodies of Diet Coke’s accidentally drug-referencing new ads comes this shot-by-shot remake of one of the campaign’s Taylor Swift-featuring TV spot. In the remake, each of the clip’s scenes — the best man preparing for a wedding toast, a college student standing up in a lecture hall, and Swift at […]

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We’re happy that the Coca-Cola company embraced its drug heritage in their new ad campaign. Though they stopped putting cocaine in their soda pop, they’re definitely hinting at it in their tagline. Here’s a little more realistic take on what “you’re on coke” means. (Images: Marina Galperina/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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