Grab your glowsticks, Kikwear phat pants, and pacifiers, bitches! — because The National Post is reporting that MDMA has been approved by Health Canada for the first Canadian study to be used in trauma survivors’ therapy!
“What the MDMA does, because of the physiological effects, it means you are in a present, fearless state — able to look at those events without being re-traumatised, and healing in the present what was the trauma of the past,” Dr. Ingrid Pacey, one of the researchers, said.
The Journal of Psychopharmacology reported that more than 83 percent of severe trauma, or post traumatic stress disorder patients treated with MDMA and therapy had completely recovered, “without evidence of harm,” and a follow-up study found that patients still had little to no symptoms 2 years later.
One of Dr. Pacey‘s research partners thinks the drug’s therapy uses are obvious.“It brings you into the present,” Mr. Feldmár said. “You don’t worry about the past or the future. It opens your heart; you don’t feel any shame.”
Does leaving a Kardashians marathon on loudly in the living room count as trauma? I need to figure this out… maybe if we can all score some freebies, then these will be my look for Saturday while we lay in a cuddle puddle listening to this:
This truly has been been a great past year for Doritos lovers, and it looks as if things are only about to get better. Not only was the world blessed with the gift of Ketchup Doritos (in Canada) and Doritos Loco, but now there are baked, cheesey whispers that a new “test product” is being tested in Washington D.C.!
Kevin Cobb recently snapped these top-secret images of “Doritos Loaded” — a mozzarella-stick-esque Dorito that tasted like it was dipped in queso! When asked to comment on such important matters, a 7-Eleven rep confirmed:
Doritos Loaded is “a product that is in test,” although she was tight-lipped about giving out further details. “It’s just too soon to really talk about it,” she said. But an employee at the Vermont Avenue store said the snack became available about two weeks ago, and that she knows of two other 7-Eleven stores in Washington, D.C. also selling them.
Check out some more images of the actual nuggets of joy after the jump! Would you buy these on your stoner mission to the corner store? I only let purely-clean, natural, organic, gluten-free things touch my lips, so my answer would be a resounding YES!