Items tagged with pleasure

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Drugs: researchers shouldn’t just focus on the harms [14.02.2019] Most drug research focuses on the harms they cause, but studying the pleasure they provide will improve our understanding of why people use them. Amo...
People take drugs for pleasure and fun – so why do we drown that out by obsessing over the harm? [31.01.2019] Are you one of the 10 million people who have used drugs like cannabis or cocaine? Make no mistake, drugs are fun. They must be, given the scale of d...
How legal weed could change the future of sex [08.02.2015] Weed’s got a dirty little secret: It holds the power to transform our sex lives. Our ancient ancestors believed it, researchers in the 70s and 80s tr...
The real driver behind most drug use is pleasure, not dependence [18.04.2013] Harm minimisation, harm reduction, drug-related harm, drug overdose, addiction: these are the dominant narratives that are used when we talk about dr...

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