VANCOUVER LEXICON | Addipak

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Addipak

Addipak | Brand/Paraphernalia | Those little blue plastic vials that you see strewn about the DTES aren't midget glow-sticks, reusable tampons, or any of the other items of myth and lore you may have gotten false wind of. Before they were discarded, the little plastic bullets contained saline solution. They are given to heroin users - some of whom are evidently serial litterers - so that they don't inject Chinatown Gutter Puddle water into their arms. Known by the brand… more 

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Bad Heroin And The Steamy Back Pages Of The Georgia Straight

TEA & TWO SLICES | On Bad Heroin And The Steamy Back Pages Of The Georgia Straight

by Sean Orr | The writing on the wall: Police raid house in East Vancouver, with guns drawn, on pretext of anti-pipeline graffiti. Right...it was about the… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Dope Simple

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Dope Simple

Dope Simple | Slang | "Dope simple" is a reference to addicts who will do anything for drugs. Often employed/heard on the DTES. Usage: "Get out of my fucking… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Down

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Down

Down | Slang | Down is heroin. When walking the streets of the DTES, you'll often hear it offered in conjunction with the words rock and powder as though it… more 

Foreign Intelligence Briefing #402: Actor Russell Brand Schools Brit MPs On Addiction

Foreign Intelligence Briefing #402: Actor Russell Brand Schools Brit MPs On Addiction

Many money quotes, beginning with: "What I want to offer people is truth and authenticity. I think celebrity, as we all know, is a vapid, vacuous, toxic… more 

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