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'The old perception of students as hard-boozing party animals may now be a dated one' Students are worried that...
Over the last year, at lunches with various Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, I have been offered: Several chances to...
America's drug problem may be even worse than officials realize. And illicit drugs are consumed at a higher rate...
Class A drug use is rising among young middle-class professionals. Yes, we're hypocrites, they tell David Bates as...

Editorials

Microsoft has update its terms of use to ban illegal activity, inappropriate content, harmful activity, offensive...
This is a (totally fictional) story about a man called John. John lived in a house with a hedge, but he had...
Rarely is racism by a politician so explicit. Asked about marijuana legalization over the weekend at a legislative...

Health

Justice & Law

  1. Harvard Study: Big Pharma, US Gov. Behind Opioid Epidemic

    A new Harvard study reveals how Big Pharma and federal government have colluded to allow the current opioid epidemic in the United States. The study, entitled The Opioid Epidemic: Fixing a Broken Pharmaceutical Market, describes how...
  2. That Sign Telling You How Fast You’re Driving May Be Spying On You

    The next time you drive past one of those road signs with a digital readout showing how fast you’re going, don’t simply assume it’s there to remind you not to speed. It may actually be capturing your license plate data. According to...
  3. Researchers: Psilocybin Should Be Reclassified As A Schedule IV Controlled Substance

    In an evaluation of the safety and abuse research on the drug in hallucinogenic mushrooms, Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that if it clears phase III clinical trials, psilocybin should be re-categorized from a schedule I drug -- one...

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Politics

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    UK calls for extra six weeks of Brexit drug stockpiles

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British government called on Thursday for drugmakers to build an additional six weeks of medicines stockpiles to cope with potential supply disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit - a target the industry said...
  2. U.S. health secretary says agency can eliminate drug rebates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said it was within his agency’s power to eliminate rebates on prescription drug purchases, a key element of the Trump administration’s plan to lower prescription...
  3. Bangladesh launches deadly 'Philippine-style' war on drugs

    This photograph taken on April 6, 2018 shows a Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) laying out small bags of the drug "yaba" recovered from a passenger bus in a search at a checkpost along the Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway in Teknaf. MUNIR UZ...

Weird News

Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, Me., wants to sedate lobsters with marijuana to make killing them more humane. Regulators have other ideas. Your death is imminent. It will be painful. Minutes beforehand, your executioner...
Normally antisocial sea creature becomes friendly and tactile after being given the drug, scientists say What happens when you give an octopus MDMA? It sounds like a question that might flit through the meandering mind of someone who had been...
We spoke to Dominic Milton Trott about 'The Honest Drugs Book'. What does a person who has taken 140 different drugs look like? I didn't know what to expect before Skyping Dominic Milton Trott, author of The Honest Drugs Book – but really, his...
A young man bled to death after he was stabbed in the neck with a champagne flute by a one-eyed father at a cocktail bar in Lancashire, a court has heard. Jason Taylor, 23, was enjoying a night out with his girlfriend when he was suddenly...

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