Poppers & Politics by Dr. Martin

The Ban That Did Not Kill the Dream

The Ban That Did Not Kill the Dream

Due to a recent failed attempt by English Parliament to put poppers on a blanket list of banned legal highs, some people have taken this as signs of waning use of the sought after...
Unregulated Poppers Formulations

New Risk Found in Unregulated Poppers Formulations

Products that do not contain alkyl nitrites are being sold as “poppers”. It’s a growing trend that requires clarification on nitrites and other compounds being marketed as poppers.  It’s very important to differentiate between...
Are Poppers Safe?

Are Poppers Safe to Use? Government Report Clears Up Any Confusion.

Recent attempts by the UK government to ban various substances under the nitrite, or “poppers” as they’re called by users, have once again raised questions regarding public use and lasting political stigma. On the 23rd...
Poppers Exploited

Poppers Have Been Exploited for Over 40 Years

Who Has Been Stigmatizing Nitrite Users? Poppers, now known as alkyl nitrites, have been exploited over the years by a number of different factions with different interests and perspectives on the topic. (1) The federal...
Truth About Poppers

The Truth About Poppers

Poppers, Nitrites, and Stigma, Oh My! Before you make your mind up about poppers, it is important to consider all the facts which present themselves in plain sight.  Although poppers have had a relatively impressive...
Are Poppers Psychoactive?

Are Poppers a Psychoactive Substance?

According to the respected PoppersGuide.com, modern science has yet to investigate or explain the psychoactive effects of “Poppers”.  The current claim is that this lack of sufficient research is due to the fact that...
Nitrites are Politically Targeted by FDA

Nitrites & Poppers Are a Political Target for the FDA

Alkyl nitrites, also known as poppers, have been inappropriately targeted and regulated by the FDA in an ongoing battle in the United States since the 1960’s. The motivation appears to be more political than...
Poppers and Civil Rights

Poppers and Civil Rights: How the FDA Made Such a Mess of Amyl Nitrites

Actions of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Government over the last fifty years set off a chain reaction of confusion and misidentification for alkyl nitrites, also known as poppers....
poppers ban is fantastically stupid

Poppers Ban & Crispin Blunt’s Alkyl Nitrite Cause

Poppers Ban & Crispin Blunt's Alkyl Nitrite Cause Nitrite.org recognizes Tory Member of Britain’s Parliament Crispin Blunt to be a champion for the cause of opening reasonable consideration and discussion of free use of alkyl...
amyl nitrite & alkyl nitrite confusion

Alkyl Nitrite and the Confusion by US Federal Govt Agencies

Alkyl Nitrite and the Confusion by US Federal Govt Agencies Restrictions on the use of amyl nitrite and other alkyl nitrites over time by the FDA and CPSC have been based on confusing, misleading and...