sex addiction

Are Dating Apps Fuelling Sex Addiction?

With an influx of online dating technology, sex addiction is also on the rise. These alluring and addictive apps like Tinder, Grindr and OKCupid make hook-ups more accessible than ever before—but is this cause for concern? Here we discuss the effects of technology on sex addiction. Dating technology has boomed in recent years.  With Tinder…

Heroin

Myanmar Growing as a Global Heroin Supplier

Though we may think of the Golden Triangle as having passed its golden age, the reality is that heroin production in Myanmar over the past decade has been on the rise, with opiate trade incentivized by the country’s own military government.  What impact does this have on the global heroin supply? Though Afghanistan is by…

Is kratom illegal?

US Moves Toward Making Kratom Illegal

Kratom has been illegal in Southeast Asia for decades, but its rising popularity in the West is prompting a mixed response from regulatory agencies. Kratom, the leaf of a Southeast Asian relative of the coffee tree which produces mild stimulant and opioid-like effects, looks to be causing some confusion in the US.  The substance has…

Southeast Asian Drug Laws

The Harsh Reality of Southeast Asian Drug Laws

Southeast Asia is known for its harsh drug policies and strict punishments for drug-related crimes, created in response to waves of massive drug production in the region. We look at the origins and current state of Southeast Asian drug laws, and how you can avoid incurring their severe consequences. The Golden Triangle may feel more…