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Haschisch by Oscar A.H. Schmitz
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Sort order. If you've read more than a few older literary books, especially those written by the useless dandies with more desire for a sensuous life than sense, then you've read this. That's not to say it's bad , though. The "story" is not really a story. It's more like a young man's repressed fantasies of sex, orgies, esoteric things, and pretentiousness all jumbled into a series of short stories. You know, the kind where you're bored so you imagine yourself doing something crazy, but get so far before you If you've read more than a few older literary books, especially those written by the useless dandies with more desire for a sensuous life than sense, then you've read this.
You know, the kind where you're bored so you imagine yourself doing something crazy, but get so far before your brain runs out of scenario and just comes back to normal. Exactly like that. But more set with the bohemian mixed with Gothic aesthetic that was once so popular among the rich and useless. Regardless, the stories were amusing. It appears he hasn't missed a thing, which would be a bad thing if the story behind the book wasn't so interesting.
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In , the Federal Center for Health Education interviewed some 7, Germans ages 12 to 25 about their pot habits. It found that nearly 18 percent of 18 to year-olds surveyed had smoked pot at least once over the past year, up from Roughly 5 percent reported using the drug regularly. Despite tough punishments for possession of narcotics, lighting up a joint is too minor an offense for criminal prosecution.
Among 18 to year-olds, consumption rose among men from almost 15 percent to 24 percent and among women from 8 percent to 11 percent between and The study found that more than 2 percent used the drug regularly. Medical marijuana became legal in March Pharmacists prepared an estimated 10, remedies containing cannabis or unprocessed cannabis flowers. A further 12, finished medical products containing cannabis or cannabis extract were distributed. Despite the statistics available on prescriptions, the newspaper noted that it was not possible to assess how many people had benefited from the law.
The neoliberal FDP joined forces in February with both the Green Party and the Left Party to call attention back to what it says is an outdated and dangerous attitude toward marijuana.
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This, they say, would protect adult consumers from a product laced with other harmful chemicals. Introducing cannabis shops would eliminate this risk and prevent minors from buying pot. The trade union representing Germany's criminologists has echoed these calls , describing the current law as "neither intelligent, nor constructive.
The only party still on the fence is the center-left Social Democrats, who have expressed openness to new ideas. The cannabis plant contains the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol THC. It makes people feel euphoric and relaxed and can also alleviate pain. The flowers of infertilized female plants contain particularly high amounts of THC, that's why they are taken for producing marihuana.
Some cannabis species do not contain any THC at all and are grown for fiber production. Opium poppy Papaver somniferum produces - you guessed it - opium. To harvest it, you simply incise the capsules and let the white latex exude and dry. Opium contains high amounts of morphine, the strongest existing pain medication. A chemical variation of morphine provides the semi-synthetic drug heroin. Mushrooms are chemical artists - some of them even produce psychoactive substances.
Among them: this grey-coloured Pluteus salicinus. It grows on wood and contains psilocybin, which causes visual and mental hallucinations similar to LSD. Side effects are nausea and panic attacks. Leaves of the coca plant harbour chemical compounds similar to cocaine.
They alleviate pain and act as stimulants. In many countries in Latin America, chewing on raw coca leaves is quite common. It helps tourists deal better with altitude sickness, too. By fermenting and drying the leaves and processing them chemically, cocaine is produced. Angel's trumpets are beautiful to look at but you should refrain from tasting them. All parts of the plant contain alkaloids - chemical compounds with strong effects on the human body. When you eat or smoke the plant, your heart rate will increase and you will start to hallucinate. As with all natural drugs, finding the right dosage is difficult.