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Class A drug use is rising among young middle-class professionals. Yes, we're hypocrites, they tell David Bates as...
The Home Office “would not stand in the way” of drug testing at clubs and festivals, it said. It follows calls from...
J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His...
Opioid overdose deaths in the United States were five times higher in 2016 than in 2000. – Centers for Disease...

Editorials

When Julie Eldred tested positive for fentanyl in 2016, 11 days into her probation for a larceny charge, she was...
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. Party till 4am as Glasgow plans licence law reform

    Nightclubs in Glasgow may be permitted to stay open until 4am under new licensing laws in an attempt to make the city feel “more European”. The city is running a pilot scheme to extend club opening hours until 4am that would bring it in...
  2. Nebraska carries out America's first execution using opioid fentanyl

    entanyl – which has central role in America’s overdose epidemic – used to kill Carey Dean Moore despite widespread objections Carey Dean Moore, who was on death row for 38 years over the killing of two cab drivers in 1979, was put to...
  3. Nebraska set to become first US state to use fentanyl in execution

    Federal appeals court gives go ahead for execution on Tuesday on grounds it is the ‘will of the people’ The first execution in the US using the opioid drug fentanyl is expected to take place on Tuesday after a federal appeals court...

Medical Marijuana

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Politics

  1. 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...
  2. President Donald Trump wants to build a drug cartel – and wants NZ to pay for it

    Accusing other countries of "freeloading", US President Donald Trump has announced plans to make countries like New Zealand pay more for drugs. Speaking at the White House this weekend, Trump accused foreign countries of extorting...
  3. Canada's Liberal party considers decriminalization of all illicit drugs

    The push towards decriminalization comes as the opioid crisis continues to claim thousands of lives on both sides of the 49th parallel With months left before Canada becomes the first country in the G7 to fully legalise marijuana,...

Weird News

Jason Gaebel and Kwame Anderson don't usually cross the bridge over Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn. But this Wednesday morning, for no reason in particular, the beer deliverymen decided to take a different route, they told local news stations....
A driver in Carcastillo, Spain, tested positive for every single drug in the test, police have confirmed. The man tested positive for every drug police could test him for.Spanish police said the driver tested positive for every drug they could...
Breaking into his parents Calgary home, setting the basement on fire and then repeatedly stabbing his father, who came to investigate, has helped land a city man a two-year prison term. Kyle Matthew Karas was also order to serve 3 years...
Argentinian officers fired after claiming mice ate half a ton of missing marijuana Eight police officers claimed mice ate the cannabis, but forensic experts explained that mice would not mistake the drug for food Eight Argentinian police...

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