Magic Mushrooms Make Your Brain Do This

Magic Mushrooms Make Your Brain Do This

Sara C Nelson  4.11.2014
This is what your brain looks like when you’re tripping on magic mushrooms. The remarkable graphic on the right was created using fMRI...
The Blight of Drugs on Our Society Is Creeping Inwards

The Blight of Drugs on Our Society Is Creeping Inwards

30.10.2014
An independent review of existing policy would be a good, practical starting point. An evidence-based approach is vital and a bit of common-sense...
Turns Out All That Stuff About Harsh Punishments Stopping Drug Use Is Rubbish

Turns Out All That Stuff About Harsh Punishments Stopping Drug Use Is Rubbish

Jack Sommers  30.10.2014
The level of illegal drug use is not affected by how "tough" a country is when punishing those caught, a groundbreaking report has found,...
Addicts Share Moment They Hit Rock Bottom

Addicts Share Moment They Hit Rock Bottom

Brogan Driscoll  30.10.2014
People with addictions have shared the moment they hit rock bottom as part of a powerful photo series shared exclusively with HuffPost...
Knickerbocker Glory? Knickerbocker Gory, More Like

Knickerbocker Glory? Knickerbocker Gory, More Like

27.10.2014
Featuring Britain's Clive Owen as Doctor John Thackery, the experimental Chief Surgeon ahead of his time, it doesn't exactly make for comfortable...
British Newlyweds Found Dead In India 'Surrounded By Prescription Drugs'

British Newlyweds Found Dead In India 'Surrounded By Prescription Drugs'

Sara C Nelson  23.10.2014
A British couple found dead in India are suspected to have died of drug overdoses, police say. Newlyweds James, 28, and Alexandra Gaskell,...
Could This HIV Drug Be The Biggest Breakthrough In A Generation?

Could This HIV Drug Be The Biggest Breakthrough In A Generation?

Natasha Hinde  17.10.2014
A new drug, which could reduce the risk of contracting HIV by up to 90%, might soon be available on the NHS. The PrEP pill has been hailed...
The Daily Mail Has a Serious Drug Problem and We Need to Help

The Daily Mail Has a Serious Drug Problem and We Need to Help

15.10.2014
I believe it's time to stage an intervention and help the Mail come to terms with its problems.
Hitler Used Crystal Meth & Bull Semen, New Documents Show

Hitler Used Crystal Meth & Bull Semen, New Documents Show

Sara C Nelson  14.10.2014
Adolf Hitler was a regular user of the Class A drug crystal meth, newly released wartime documents have revealed. According to a 47-page...
'I Am A Recovering Drug Addict And This Is My Truth'

'I Am A Recovering Drug Addict And This Is My Truth'

Natasha Hinde  10.10.2014
When the word 'heroin' flashes up across your TV screen, it's often bad news. Earlier this year the tragic deaths of Peaches Geldof and...
Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

10.10.2014
With more than six million drug users and rising, can Pakistan win its fight against the billion-dollar narcotics trade?
A Crack Cocaine Addicts Life 10 Years Later

A Crack Cocaine Addicts Life 10 Years Later

10.10.2014
I entered rehab being told that I had a 3% chance of surviving the addiction. I had to dig so deep inside myself to believe that I would...
Where the Telegraph and Daily Mail Get It Wrong on Cannabis

Where the Telegraph and Daily Mail Get It Wrong on Cannabis

8.10.2014
Demonising drug users and manipulating research findings to sell papers serves only to avoid an open and honest debate on how to properly...
Girl, 4, Mistakes Mother's Heroin For Sweets And Gives To Classmates

Girl, 4, Mistakes Mother's Heroin For Sweets And Gives To Classmates

7.10.2014
A four-year-old girl handed out bags of her mother's heroin to other children at a daycare centre believing they were sweets. Several...