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Popular Smart Drug Causes Life-Threatening Skin Condition for Singaporean Woman

singaporean woman gets deadly skin rash after taking modafinil

Singapore’s health agency has issued a warning against the use of a popular wakefulness-promoting drug after a local woman reportedly developed a life-threatening skin condition known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) after consuming it.

In an advisory issued on Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) warned consumers against using the unregistered drug modafinil, according to Channel NewsAsia.

Malaysian Police Suspicious of Dutch Model’s Death After Couple Tests Positive for Drugs

Local authorities have pledged to further review the evidence surrounding the death of Ivana Esther Robert Smit, the Dutch supermodel who reportedly plummeted from an apartment building in Malaysia.

Smit’s dead body was found sprawled naked on the sixth-floor balcony of The Capsquare Residences about 3 p.m. last Thursday after a night of partying on the 20th floor with her flatmates, an American man, and his Kazakh wife. It was initially inferred that the teen model may have been drunk when she fell from the 20th floor of the apartment. 

How America Ruined Japan’s Ancient Tradition of Growing and Smoking Weed

japan history hemp cannabis

If you blaze in Japan and get caught, you could face up to 7 years in prison off a rip from some shitty weed.

But Japan wasn’t always so incredibly anti-weed, man. In fact, Japan used to be a nation that wore weed proudly on their shoulders — literally. Historically, hemp was the most abundant crop in Japan for its low cost and the ability to turn it into fabric. So if you blazed in Japan in 1843, you’d probably get super stoned, with roasted seaweed crumbs all over your hemp shirt, and pass out in the hemp fields next to an ox.

Two Suspects Arrested in Florida in Massive Interstate Fentanyl Bust

Two Davie, Florida residents were arrested and are facing drug-related charges after a successful drug raid conducted by federal agents on Wednesday afternoon.

The suspects, identified as Anthony Santos Gomes and Elizabeth Ton, will face “conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute … controlled substances and controlled substance analogues resulting in serious bodily injury and death,” according to the indictment that NBC Miami acquired.

L.A. Firefighter Who Choked Asian Student to Brain Damage Walks Free

A firefighter who choked out an Asian student until they were unconscious somehow managed to avoid jail time. Two years ago, L.A. Firefighter Eric Carpenter placed Samuel Chang in a choke hold which eventually led to the Asian man getting hospitalized for weeks.

According to LATimes, Chang’s family was upset after finding out that the 40-year-old assailant was spared from any jail time. With that said, the Asian student now feels that he has been victimized by both Carpenter and the district attorney’s office.

T.O.P’s Mother Confirms Son is Finally Awake, Can Leave ICU Tomorrow

After a worrying few days, BIGBANG’s T.O.P seems to have finally shown some positive signs after the rapper’s mother reportedly confirmed to local press that he has opened his eyes for the first time in three days. 

The talented K-pop artist, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, was found unconscious on Tuesday morning of an apparent drug overdose. Choi was rushed to the Ewha Woman’s University Mokdong Hospital in Seoul where he remained unconscious and relying on a respirator to breathe in the ICU.

Korean Hospital Releases Official Update on T.O.P’s Condition

Following varied, conflicting reports on BIGBANG member T.O.P‘s condition attributed to police sources and the rapper’s relatives, doctors who are treating him at the Ewha Womans University Hospital in Mokdong, Seoul, called for a press conference on June 7 to provide an official update.

Police had previously claimed that the 29-year-old K-pop star, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, was not unconscious and just asleep, while his mother contradicted the claim and stated that he was unconscious when he was rushed to the hospital and remains in critical condition.

According to AllKpop, Kim Han Soo, public relations head of Ewha Womans University Hospital, delivered the following statement clear up any misinformation:

BIGBANG Star Reportedly Hospitalized For Drug Overdose, Still Unconscious in ICU

South Korean rapper Choi Seung-hyun, better known as T.O.P. of BIGBANG, was taken to the hospital after he had reportedly suffered a drug overdose on Tuesday, June 6 at 5 p.m. KST.

The 29-year-old K-pop artist was reportedly admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) and was placed under careful observation, according to AllKpop. Choi’s mother and other family members currently remain with him in the ICU, waiting for him to regain consciousness.

BIGBANG Star Kicked Out of Korean Military Service Over Marijuana Scandal

Just days after reports emerged of rapper Choi Seung-hyun, better known as T.O.P. of BIGBANG, was involved in a marijuana drug scandal, it has recently been revealed that he has been kicked out of his two-year mandatory military service.

His two-year enlistment time will, therefore, be reset, which means he will have to enlist again in the military in the future. According to Koreaboo, the development was announced after he was officially indicted for the drug scandal by the authorities.

Kids are Now Sniffing the Main Ingredient in Chocolate as a Party Drug

Young people these days are getting high off of the beloved ingredient found in chocolate — cacao.

When snorted in its powder form, cacao reportedly provides a rush of brain-boosting energy. It’s an increasingly popular substitute for alcohol and illegal party drugs such as molly and ecstasy at dance parties in Western Europe. Cacao is said to amplify the listening experience of hip-hop and electronic dance music. People addicted to illegal and party drugs are directly taken care by los angeles addiction center