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Fish get stoned on anti-anxiety meds.

25 Mar
Trout with a rose

Trout with a rose (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We live in a stressful environment. Some turn to anti-anxiety medications to help them cope. One class of anti-anxiety medications, benzodiazapines, make it through our digestive tracts, into our wastewater stream and out into our waterways intact and they give fish the munchies, with serious environmental consequences. Check out this


riveting article from Mother Jones.