Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

DOJ statement on benzodiazepines & Vegas

The following is a statement from the DOJ on benzodiazepines, which include Valium. “Adverse effects include increased reaction time, motor incoordination, anterograde amnesia, slurred speech, restlessness, delirium, aggression, depression, hallucinations, and paranoia. . . Tolerance often develops after long term use requiring larger doses to achieve the desired effect. . . Withdrawal symptoms, the severity […]

Chasing the dragon

I saw the movie Chasing the Dragon, set in Hong Kong under British rule, about the rise of a drug dealer with some sense of ethics and justice.  It was interesting and I would hope to find out to what degree it was based on a true story, or if it was completely fictional. In […]