Pop Star’s Use of Salvia Puts Hallucinogen in the Spotlight

Children's Health, General Health, Parenting
After a video surfaced on the Internet of pop star Miley Cyrus -- giggling and semi-coherent, holding a bong -- many wondered what the 18-year-old singer had inhaled. According to Cyrus, her addled state was the effect of taking in smoke from the leaves of the Salvia divinorum plant, including its active ingredient, a potent hallucinogen called "salvinorin A." (more…)
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