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Colombia's 'Cocaine Hippos' Just Want to Enjoy the Buzz

The so-called "cocaine hippos" of South America are in the news again. Let's be clear: These are not coke-snorting mammals. Several were imported from Africa to Colombia by Pablo Escobar in the '80s and now as many as 100 are inhabiting the country's waterways.

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Good Golly: Mount Sinai Hospital to Study Molly

New York's Mount Sinai Hospital has been quietly conducting MDMA research in association with MAPS for the last several years. Now, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research.

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Where Not to Go in Mexico: The 16 Most Dangerous States

Due to violent crime and gang activity, the U.S. State Department warns people from traveling to five Mexican states and suggests people reconsider visiting 11 others. Due to Covid-19, the CDC has advised against all travel to Mexico.

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