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Online forums may provide other useful data and anecdotes for researchers. For Monica Barratt—a psychologist and...
BIG PHARMA EVIL? Do you perceive pharmaceutical companies as corrupt? What do you think about the corruption in the...
Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is in talks with a Canadian cannabis producer over a potential investment...
A rise in meth addiction has exposed Mexico’s shambolic, often brutal drug treatment system. CARTEL CHRONICLES is...

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BPS position statement on the use of medical cannabis and cannabis-based products in the management of chronic pain...
"When I was immersed deeply in the world of drugs in the early 2000s, heroin was rarely spoken of in the media. But...
Last season was a strange one in my garden, notable not only for the unseasonably cool and wet weather—the talk of...
Harm Reduction as Pleasure Activism "In 2004, organizer Adrienne Maree Brown described the links between pleasure...

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  1. Germany - Four kilos of Crystal Meth : Drug Trafficker caught

    © Photo: Federal Police Inspection Bad Bentheim In the alleged drug smuggler's car, the police discovered, among other things, four kilograms of crystal meth and 2.5 liters of liquid amphetamine. The federal police arrested a...
  2. Maryland will ban disposable e-cigarettes exempt from Trump policy

    Maryland will become the first state to ban all flavors of disposable e-cigarettes except for tobacco and menthol, the state’s comptroller announced Monday. Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) said the policy will close a loophole in the...
  3. Bernie Sanders’ ‘Revolutionary’ Disability Plan Opposes Expanding Involuntary Treatment

    On January 31, just ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) released a wide-ranging disability policy plan naming disability rights as “an issue of fundamental civil rights.” Sanders said...

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  1. Philadelphia’s Proposed Supervised Injection Site Is Safe For Now

    U.S. District Judge Gerald McHugh, in a landmark case, ruled in favor of Philadelphia nonprofit, Safehouse, that their proposed plan to open a safe injection site in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia was not in violation of...
  2. Trump plan to label Mexico cartels as terror groups defies logic, experts say

    A member of Mexico’s national guard patrols the Sonora mountain range, where nine members of the Mormon community were killed. Photograph: Hérika Martínez/AFP via Getty Images Analysts say designation would be largely cosmetic as the...
  3. Scotland - SNP formally backs decriminalisation of drugs

    The SNP has backed decriminalising the possession and consumption of drugs. At its conference in Aberdeen, a resolution was unanimously passed by delegates branding current drug control legislation "not fit for purpose". And they...

Weird News

Several people in a county in West Virginia recently overdosed from wasp spray, which they used as an alternative to methamphetamine, according to news reports. Police in Boone County say they've seen a rise in residents abusing wasp spray to...
An Australian drug dealer has made a pledge to his customers that he would donate 10 per cent of his cocaine earnings to the bushfire relief appeal. In a text message sent to customers, the dealer encouraged his customers to dig deep and "get in...
He beat two men so badly with a hammer that legitimate police officers later thought they were dead. When drug addict Daniel Thomas donned a police uniform and stormed an associate’s home in Melbourne's eastern suburbs in 2016, those inside...
Pray to never encounter a methgator: an alligator on methamphetamine. One US police department is urging residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife might consume them and exhibit unnatural behaviours. "Ducks,...

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