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Cocaine production speeding up destruction of Colombia’s rainforests

February 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region's "hotspots" of plant and animal ... Read more...

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Bees too get heady when high on coke

December 24th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Besides being social, bees resemble humans in one more respect: they react to cocaine by dancing madly, talking more and exaggerating, tests have found.And they struggle to ... Read more...

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Honeybees find cocaine as stimulating as humans

December 23rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) Strongly stimulating human reward centres in low doses, cocaine is extremely addictive and can be fatal in high doses.Andrew Barron from Macquarie University, Australia, explains that cocaine is ... Read more...

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