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    chemical cathinone (). “Some of the more common synthetic versions of cathinone are methylenedioxypyrovalerone, abbreviated MDPV, methylone and mephedrone, among others” ().“The most common substance identidied by emergency rooms treating patients who report or are suspected to have ingested bath salts is MDPV” (). The most common ingredient in bath salts is a substance named cathinone. “Cathinone is present in the khat plant which is native to the area around the Horn of Africa and Arabian Peninsula” (). Cathinone is able to move across the blood brain barrier and affect the nervous system. MDPV has been known to increase the levels of dopamine in the brain. Dopemine is a hormone that controls multiple brain functions, for example, movement, attention, and learning. Cocaine is known to achieve the same effects, but it is said that MDPV’s effect is ten times stronger. In spite of the fact that most drugs are addictive, bath salts are known to be highly addictive, and the drug is more addictive than meth. Bath salts are available online from retailers, on the streets, and in so called drug store. It is hard to determine if the dealer is selling bathing salts or the drug bath salts. Drug dealers sometimes sell bath salts to unsuspecting users under the appearance of other drugs like ecstasy. Bath salts are usually swallowed, snorted through the nose, or injected through the veins. The last two methods are the most…

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    and other pieces of information that are addressed to current residents. I figured if ordinary things such as the items listed could be sent out why not an informational brochure about a popular new pastime like could cause us harm. As well as sending out the brochures through the mail another way of distributing them would be at health centers throughout the cities and towns in New Mexico. These places would include schools, medical centers, and other places individuals seek out when they are…

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    knew, Owen was choking, my mom was yelling at me, and everyone was freaking out. He had tipped the bottle over while trying to see what it was and ended up drinking a good amount of the nail polish remover. If you have ever smelled nail polish remover, you know that it is something you do not want to put into your mouth, let alone get a huge gulp of. The first thing that went through my mind was “Oh my gosh I killed Owen.” Even though I had no idea what the effects of consuming nail polish…

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    Forensic Toxicology: Arsenic Poison Glenda Cabrera George Mason University Abstract This paper will focus forensic toxicology. Starting off with the meaning of the two words; followed by the father of toxicology. This paper will more specifically focus on the effects that arsenic poison has on the human body. Also how often time it is confused with just being a common illness like food poison. But the most important is how it is undetectable until it’s too late and the body is undergoing…

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    Blackwood house includes a kitchen, Uncle Julian room, and Merricat room. “The rooms we used together were the back ones, the kitchen and the back bedrooms and the little warm room off the kitchen where Uncle Julian lived (20)”. Jackson’s point of view argues that the Blackwood house occupies with two cultures that contradict one another .The parents of Merriacat who are no longer alive and Uncle Julian are the dark side of the Blackwood house. Merericat and constant are the safe side of the…

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    Christiana the Killer Love, jealousy, and poison are an all too familiar tale in Victorian society, but the story of Christiana Edmunds is an exceptional one. Christiana Edmunds was a 33 year old, middle class woman living in Brighton when she became the patient of the local physician Dr. Charles Beard in 1869. During the course of the next few months Christiana and Dr. Beard began to exchange love letters but unfortunately for Christiana Dr. Beard had a wife. As reported in The Derby Mercury,…

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    Intro- During the Holocaust concentration camps were created in an attempt to try and kill out the entire race of Jews. The officers of the concentration camps would be popular for dehumanizing its prisoners. The officers of the camps treated the prisoners like they were worthless and did many experiments on ways to kill the prisoners. German officers used many unthinkable, inhumane tactics to murder thousands of prisoners a day. There were many ways that german officers murdered the prisoners…

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    the results of failure from the previous generations. In other words, our problems have been inherited and they are only going to get worse as time goes by unless we do something about it to either make it better or make it stop from spreading as a whole. There must be unity in the fight for having a better world to live in and be a part of, because otherwise it will seem impossible to accomplish such goal. To truly get the full picture of the issues affecting Millennials, we must first take…

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    Safiya Johnson October 20, 2015 Biology 07 Deborah Blum, The Curious Case of the Poisoned Cows, June 29, 2012, Wired Magezine, http://www.wired.com/2012/06/cyanide-and-poisoned-cows/ On a farm in Texas there was a herd of eighteen cows that had been let out to graze one afternoon, after a few hours only three cows were still alive. After investigation it was discovered that Hydrogen cyanide was found in the cows and the grass and was labeled as the cause of death. Cyanide is naturally…

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    The play, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, begins and ends with death by poison, but furthermore poison is a powerful tool that Claudius utilizes to murder, figuratively taint minds, and cause political corruption. The play grows out of a serious murder, the poisoning of the king. The former king, King Hamlet, was not only murdered, but murdered by his brother who has now taken over the throne. The man who now sits on the throne begins his reign built on lies and deceptions, ruling as a result of…

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