CK: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ

Cocaine and ketamine, also known as Calvin Klein, CK, or CK1; is a combo that’s been reported by folk on Erowid to be the best of both worlds — the jelly-like relaxation and empathetic/introspective effect of ketamine, and the active, happy, bouncy effect of cocaine. Taking more than one substance at the same time isn’tContinue reading “CK: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ”

Ketamine: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ

Ketamine, kitty, ket, or special K, is a drug that has been growing in popularity both globally and in Aotearoa in recent years. How ketamine affects an individual, and how much risk of harm it poses, is dependent on many things. To reduce risk, the main things to be mindful of are: Know your drugContinue reading “Ketamine: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ”

Cocaine: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ

Cocaine is a stimulant and alkaloid drug that’s extracted from the leaves of two coca plant species native to South America. It’s manufactured into three different forms: cocaine – a fine powder; crack cocaine – small rocks; freebase cocaine – a crystallised powder. Both crack and freebase can be heated until sublimated and then inhaled,Continue reading “Cocaine: Know your stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ”

Benzodiazepines: Know Your Stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ

Benzodiazepines is an umbrella term for a family of prescription nervous system depressants that have a calming effect. The most commonly prescribed benzos are Alprazolam (Xanax), Lorazepam (Ativan), Clonazepam (Paxam), and Diazepam (Valium). Benzos are most commonly prescribed for anxiety, panic disorders, and insomnia. Taking prescription medication that hasn’t been issued to you by aContinue reading “Benzodiazepines: Know Your Stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ”

Candyflipping: Know Your Stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ

Candyflipping. The name may lead you believe the activity involves bulk-buying skittles and reselling them off at a higher price, but it is the term used to describe taking LSD and MDMA together, either at the same time (not recommended) or, more traditionally, one a few hours after the other (still not recommended). Harm reductionContinue reading “Candyflipping: Know Your Stuff, NZ with KnowYourStuffNZ”