Old Hippie’s FDA Drug Profiles

I’ve started an interesting series on The 420 Times where I compare various substances — including their uses, effects, and side effects — to cannabis (a.k.a. medical marijuana). I’ve been surprised myself by the fact that even FDA-approved, over-the-counter, so-called “harmless” drugs like Benadryl have caused any number of serious side effects, up to and […]

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Tylenol: The Synthesized Painkiller That Works Like Medical Marijuana

If you’re into brand names, you call it Tylenol; if you’re into generics, it’s acetaminophen; if you’re from almost anywhere else in the world but North America, it’s called paracetamol. But it’s one of the most widely-selling pain relievers on the market, and (relatively) recently, researchers finally discovered how it works. And it works a […]