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Take part at the Global Drug Survey. Watch the video above with Prof. David Nutt.
'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...

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. Thailand legalizes medical Kratom and Cannabis

    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday unanimously accepted for scrutiny an amendment bill to legalize production, import and export of cannabis and kratom for medical purposes. The NLA met to consider the bill to amend the...
  2. Jail Ordered to Give Inmate Methadone for Opioid Addiction in Far-Reaching Ruling

    An inmate took his methadone treatment at the New Haven Correctional Center in Connecticut last year. Most jails and prisons around the country do not give inmates access to methadone BOSTON — In a ruling that could have tremendous...
  3. Could Oregon Legalize Magic Mushrooms, Too?

    Fun fact: Although I write nearly exclusively about cannabis, I enjoy otherthings which sprout from the ground and can bring joy to those who partake (or abject terror—the mind is a tricky thing sometimes). Things such as kale, or, I...

Medical Marijuana

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Politics

  1. We predicted banning legal highs wouldn’t work – and a new review shows it’s as bad as we feared

    The trade in “legal highs” was banned in 2016 when the UK government introduced the Psychoactive Substances Act. Two years later, the government has published a review of the effects of its legislation. It’s interesting that the...
  2. Featured

    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...
  3. 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...

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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