Seasonal variations in ambient psychotropic drugs may tell us, predictably, how [sad] we are.
The levels are low -- not enough to acutely waste anyone -- but enough that we can detect temporal variations that tell us about usage habits. Marijuana and caffeine levels were much higher in the winter than the summer. The suggestion is that it's related to the same factors implicated in seasonal affective disorder, among others.This can't be unique to Italy. New York? New York, New York, just think of the cocaine in New York. Maybe contributing to why everyone hearts it? "There's just something about it."And then LA, all socked in under that blanket of air pollution and self-loathing. Let's get some numbers, EPA.
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