Drug Use

Self Help Manuals As You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tried to quit drinking? Joined the gym? And all because it's January, that miserable magical time of year when anything is possible? If you're read...

School Pupils Warned Snorting Smarties Could Cause MAGGOT Infestation In Nostrils

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A school has issued a warning to its students they could soon have maggot infestations in their nostrils if they continue to indulge in the latest "cr...

Would ‘Consumption Rooms' For Drug Addicts Reduce Crime?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Addicts should have access to drug "consumption rooms" where they could inject heroin legally, a police crime commissioner has said. The facilities...

Should Drugs Be Made Legal?

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

A top police officer has sensationally called for hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin to be legalised. Durham chief constable Mike Barton claimed...

Cameron Urged To Consider 'Legalisation Of Drugs' By MPs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been urged by MPs to consider legalising and regulating drug use as part of wide-ranging public debate on the current strategies whi...

Cannabis Use Could Lead To Schizophrenia-Like 'Cognitive Breakdowns'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK

Researchers in Norway claim they have found new evidence to support their theory that cannabis use causes temporary 'cognitive breakdown' in non-psych...

Rise In Drug Use? Blame It On The Beatles

The Telegraph | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

The Beatles were responsible for a worldwide increase in recreational drug use which continues to harm young people, Russia's top anti-narcotics offic...

Are We A Nation Of Pill-Poppers?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Britain is a nation of pill-poppers who use drugs to beat aches and pains instead of changing their diet and lifestyle, a recent study has warned. ...

Is There Any Such Thing As ‘Safe' Ketamine?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new ‘legal high’ drug is being mistakenly dubbed as the ‘safe’ version of ketamine and is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, a recent ...

Man Questioned Over Drugs After Student Dies In Halls

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A man is being questioned on suspicion of supplying drugs after an 18-year-old student was found dead in his halls of residence, police said today. ...

Clever Children More Likely To Take Drugs As Adults, Says Study

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A high childhood IQ may be linked to drug use in later life, particularly among women, a new study shows. Analysis of almost 8,000 people showed th...