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Vaping THC: What You Need to Know

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Have you realized that smoking cannabis is damaging to your lungs and want to know if vaping THC would be a less harmful alternative to get a buzz? Do you feel like you need something a bit stronger and that a THC concentrate used in a vape might do the trick?

Vaping THC is becoming an increasingly popular way to consume the drug, and for good reason: it’s a quick and efficient way to get high. But if you’re new to vaping THC, there are a few things you need to know before you start.

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Drug Abuse and Addiction: Indications, Effects and Treatment

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Among various addictions, drug addiction can be the most difficult to combat. Those addicted to drugs not only develop physiological changes throughout the body, but also suffer degradation of the psyche and impairment of brain activity. From the outside, it might seem that those affected have entered a ‘zombie-like’ state, or have undergone a noticeable change in personality.

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Kratom for Beginners: What You Should Know

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Kratom, or Mitragyna Speciosa, is a tree indigenous to Southeast Asia that produces the stimulant kratom. It has already been utilized for medical and traditional therapeutic purposes there for ages. Nevertheless, this natural product has become more famous in emerging economies within the Americas and Europe in the last decade.

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The Story Behind A Charming Street Art Enigma: The Spray Paints Series

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Beauty (All Photos By Gail)

While most of the street art that I discover on my adventures is clearly tagged, sometimes that tag is hard to decipher, and I need some assistance identifying the artist. By connecting with artists on Instagram, I’ve learned that they all seem to know and support each other, which is cool and very helpful.  If I don’t know the artist behind a work that I want to put on the blog, and the first person I ask doesn’t know, then they know someone who does. This is how I ended up connecting with the creator of an unsigned series of works that I’ve been seeing on the streets, and documenting, since around Christmastime last year. Each of the paste-ups in this very distinctive series features one to three still life images accompanied by a one-word title, and the artist’s signature conspicuously absent. If you live in the east village or downtown, there’s no way you haven’t seen them. All I can say is that they speak to me.

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Beverly Fishman: Dose at CUE Art Foundation

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Untitled (Anxiety), 2017 By Beverly Fishman (All Photos By Gail)

CUE Art Foundation is currently hosting Dose, an exhibition of paintings by Beverly Fishman, curated by Soundsuits artist Nick Cave. The show is comprised of a series of luminescent, geometric forms that resemble the shapes of common pharmaceuticals. Straddling the line between sculpture and post-painterly abstraction, Fishman’s optically intense work functions as an avenue for social critique, probing the pharmaceutical industry’s aesthetic decisions and branding strategies.

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Untitled (Opioid Addiction)

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