Recreational Drugs

Recreational Drugs in EuropeAre you interested in learning more about the intoxicating effects achieved through recreational drug use? Using psychoactive drugs to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, in other words – to get high for fun – is known as recreational drug use.

At Flight AMS, we sell a variety of legal highs in Europe, but we are completely hip to the entire counter culture scene. We know how much recreational drug users enjoy modifying perceptions, feelings, and emotions by using substances, so our team of editors often write about these topics. From learning why meth and DMT users are turning to vaporizers to finding out the legality of psilocybin mushrooms, here you’ll discover interesting content about recreational drug use on this article archive page.

How Did Ketamine Become A Popular Party Drug?

2019-10-08T05:12:02+00:00Sep, 16, 2019|

The History and Origins of Ketamine According to the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) at the University of Maryland, Ketamine was first made in 1962 by Mr. Calvin Stevens Ph.D., a Professor of Chemistry. Stevens made the drug from phencyclidine, an anesthetic, in an attempt to make a more effective and but less hallucinatory drug. Phencyclidine was an effective anesthetic but it was also too powerful; it triggered bad hallucinations when people woke up. The drug that Stevens made was also an effective anesthetic. And it soon became preferred to phencyclidine because it acted faster than it and its effects also wore off faster. It was also discovered to provide potent analgesia by researchers in France in the 1970s. However, further research on human volunteers soon showed that it also caused unique hallucinations. Some of those it had been [...]

Combining Marijuana and Opioids Proves Effective for Pain Management

2019-10-07T04:50:43+00:00Sep, 1, 2019|

Pain is often one of the main reasons individuals seek medical help. In clinical settings, pain is normally managed with opioids such as Fentanyl, Vicodin, and Percocet. The use of marijuana for pain is also gaining popularity in many places around the world including the US. Marijuana has cannabinoids that are known to relieve pain quite effectively. It has now been found that some pain conditions that cannot be relieved by the use of opioids alone, can be relieved by combining opioids and marijuana for pain. Here, we will take a comprehensive look as to how marijuana improves the effects of opioids when it comes to pain management. CB1 Receptors are crucial for the Effect of Opioids There is scientific proof that the opioid and cannabinoid systems are capable of working synergistically to bring about more pain relief. This particular [...]

How Ecstasy (MDMA) Effectively Treats People with PTSD

2019-10-08T05:32:38+00:00Aug, 26, 2019|

MDMA, also known as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine or Molly, is a psychoactive compound that constitutes the main chemical ingredient in the recreational drug, ecstasy. Quite a number of studies have shown that MDMA can be used for the treatment and management of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Back in the 1900s, MDMA was used to help manage bleeding. Several decades later, in the mid-1970s, some psychiatrists started using it to manage PTSD. The science behind the use of MDMA in treating individuals with PTSD is based on one of the key symptoms of the disorder, which is escaping and avoiding emotions because of anxiety and re-trauma. MDMA, commonly referred to as “entactogen” or “empathogen” tends to enhance the feelings of trust and sympathy, and makes an individual aware of their emotions. MDMA as a therapeutic agent An important aspect as to why MDMA [...]

Smoking Weed Versus Smoking Fake Weed: What’s the Difference?

2019-08-22T01:10:47+00:00Aug, 22, 2019|

Have you ever smoked weed? Have you ever smoked or vaped fake weed, also known as spice, K2, herbal incense, etc.? Our guess is that if you've landed here on our blog, you've at least answered yes to one of those two questions. If you happen to have experiences smoking weed and smoking herbal incense, then you might already be fully aware of the different sensations that come from each substance. However, if you're not, then this post is for you! What are Synthetic Cannabinoids? If you have never tried herbal smoking blends such as Spice, K2, etc. I am sure you are already jumping to conclusions and thinking the worst. Spice and similar products have been given a bad reputation, but much of those headlines you read are blatant examples of sensationalism and the regurgitation of outdated reports from [...]

Oakland has Become the Second US city to Legalize Magic Mushrooms

2019-07-19T01:50:43+00:00Jun, 25, 2019|

Psilocybin Legalization in the United States Psilocybin mushrooms aka magic mushrooms, shrooms, or magic fungi, are fungi that contain psilocybin – a naturally existing psychedelic compound. Humans have been using the mushrooms for a very long time. In the past, they were used for religious and spiritual rituals. Although some people still use them for religious activities, they are now primarily used for their therapeutic and recreational effects. The therapeutic effects include the ability to treat anxiety, addiction, depression, cluster headaches, and OCD, while the most sought-after recreational effect is the mind-revealing psychedelic experience. Despite the plant being native to so many regions across the world and having proven therapeutic benefits, it was listed by the UN as a Schedule 1 drug in 1971. Schedule 1 drugs are those without any known medical benefits. Because of this listing, several countries [...]

Evolution of Paraphernalia for Smoking Weed and Herbal Incense

2019-07-29T07:32:08+00:00Jun, 25, 2019|

Nowadays, cannabis is available in many forms including vape juices, sublingual tinctures, soap, and edibles. In other words, there are now more ways of consuming it than just smoking it as was the case in the past. Historically, smoking weed did not just start abruptly. People slowly graduated from other ancient ways of experiencing the effects of marijuana to smoking. This post looks at the evolution of the paraphernalia for smoking weed and herbal incense. By the end of it, you will know exactly how the world moved from burning marijuana as incense to using vaporizers and bongs to consume the drug and herbal incense. History of Marijuana Use and How Cannabis has been Consumed over the Years Consumption of Cannabis as Incense Researchers agree that the very first humans to stumble upon the exciting effects of marijuana did so [...]

Is Herbal Incense of Marijuana Detectable by Tests in Europe?

2019-09-11T21:04:26+00:00Jun, 13, 2019|

Is Herbal Incense Detectable In Marijuana Tests In Europe? Marijuana tests are usually done in many places by authorities to check if someone has been using illegal drugs. Although in Europe the police and employers don’t drug test people as frequently as in the states and in many other places, there are still chances that you could get randomly drug tested someday as a European. The police across Europe occasionally drug test motorists to verify if they have been using cannabis or other drugs if they suspect it. Employers (in some job sectors) also occasionally drug test employees to see if they are abusing drugs especially in safety-critical jobs. The consequence of marijuana being discovered in your system by the police could be a jail term, a fine, or the revocation of your driving license. While the consequence of an [...]

Vaping Different Drugs: Meth Users and Why DMT are Vaping

2019-09-11T21:05:04+00:00Apr, 10, 2019|

Vaping Different Drugs: Why DMT and Meth Users are Vaping Vaping nicotine and cannabis products has become crazy popular. The trend is worldwide and the term "vape" has become a household word that almost everyone is familiar with. However, those aren't the only things being vaped these days. Vaping different drugs has become popular and lots of users are willing to experiment! Meth and DMT. Yep. Some real bad boys on the block in terms of drug abuse are often vaped by users. Because of their molecular structure and combustion temperatures, they are ideal candidates for vaping. Traditionally, these two drugs have been frequently ingested via smoking and now vaporizers give an all-new sexy feel to the consumption of methamphetamine (meth) and dimethyltryptamine (DMT), in a sleek sexy vape pen, because it's 20 - fucking - 19 and why not? [...]

Vaping Post: E-Cigs and Vaping has Become Massive

2019-06-15T22:31:07+00:00Mar, 3, 2019|

Since it was invented in 2003 by a pharmacist from China, the "modern" e-cigarette has become a big deal. Now in 2018 the vape industry is massive and a lot larger than anyone expected, it’s bigger than you’d imagine if you’re not a vaper. The vape culture that has quietly exploded in the last 15 years, boasts its own set of lingo, subcultures not to mention the tech, which is so technical that it’s seriously hard to keep up with. What once started as a cleaner and more healthy way to get your nicotine hit has become a popular alternative scene it’s even got vape celebrities and vape superstars. This innovation in the way we consume Nicotine is fast being used to ingest other types of drugs. Vaping offers a way to smoke nicotine without all the other toxic substances [...]