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Salvia divinorum

Hallucinogen Hype

Abuse of Salvia divinorum (also known simply as Salvia) is quickly becoming a problem among young people in the United States. This naturally growing herb with hallucinogenic properties is not currently listed under the Controlled Substances Act, but the Drug Enforcement Administration is watching recent reports with concern.

Web sites and “Head shops” are selling Salvia to young people in an attempt to make as much money as possible before it becomes illegal. They promise extraordinary experiences, but they say very little about the risks.

Take some time to check out the facts about Salvia on this site. There are images and information that can help you make informed, healthy decisions. When you’re finished, surf on over to the interactive quiz to see how much you’ve learned.

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