Cash For Addicts? £10 Supermarket Voucher For Users Who Stay Clean

Cash For Addicts? £10 Supermarket Voucher For Users Who Stay Clean

9.04.2014
Heroin addicts are being given financial incentives in a bid to help them kick their habit. NHS drug clinics have begun offering weekly...
Convicted Drugs Mule In Peru Jail Could Serve Rest Of Sentence In UK

Convicted Drugs Mule In Peru Jail Could Serve Rest Of Sentence In UK

6.04.2014
Convicted drugs mule Melissa Reid could serve the rest of her sentence in the UK as Peru seeks a jail transfer. The 20-year-old may return...
'The UK's Drug Policy Needs Urgent Change'

'The UK's Drug Policy Needs Urgent Change'

Charlotte Meredith  5.04.2014
As Ukip leader Nigel Farage backed calls for drugs to be legalised in the UK, a policy expert has told The Huffington Post UK that "change...
Nigel Farage: I've Never Done Drugs, But Legalise Them

Nigel Farage: I've Never Done Drugs, But Legalise Them

4.04.2014
Nigel Farage has said drugs should be made legal as the war against them was lost "many, many years ago". Speaking during a 'phone Farage'...
Is Guatemala Next To Legalise Cannabis?

Is Guatemala Next To Legalise Cannabis?

4.04.2014
Guatemala could present a plan to legalise production of cannabis and opium poppies towards the end of 2014. The country is hoping the...
'Drug Education Should Be Treated Like Sex Education,' Says Prof Nutt

'Drug Education Should Be Treated Like Sex Education,' Says Prof Nutt

Charlotte Meredith  3.04.2014
Drugs education must evolve to be treated in a similar way to sex education, Professor David Nutt has said. The government's former adviser...
Another U-Turn On Plain Packaging For Cigarettes

Another U-Turn On Plain Packaging For Cigarettes

3.04.2014
Cigarettes could be sold in plain packs after ministers said they were "minded" to introduce the measure. The Department of Health is...
Ketamine Succssfully Treats Patients With Serious Depression

Ketamine Succssfully Treats Patients With Serious Depression

2.04.2014
Ketamine has successfully been used to treat NHS patients with serious depression. Infusions of the illegal substance had a rapid beneficial...
A Taxi Driver's Guide to Peace in the Philippines

A Taxi Driver's Guide to Peace in the Philippines

28.03.2014
Taking full advantage of the opportunity for peace in the Philippines will require a sustained effort on the part of central and local...
E-Cigarettes 'Could Encourage Young People To Start Smoking'

E-Cigarettes 'Could Encourage Young People To Start Smoking'

Jessica Elgot  28.03.2014
E-cigarettes smoked by young people could lead to them picking up regular cigarettes, new research has claimed. The study by the Health...
Homeopathy, Bebop and Other 'Revelations'

Homeopathy, Bebop and Other 'Revelations'

27.03.2014
Noting a case in which she administered tiny doses of a solution containing "common table-salt" in which there wasn't "a single saline...
More Than Meth: The Faces Of Drug Arrests

More Than Meth: The Faces Of Drug Arrests

26.03.2014
Harrowing images have starkly showcased the ravaging effects of drug use. The mug shots of drug users have been released in an effort...
Why Have Cocaine-Filled Condoms Sent To The Vatican

Why Have Cocaine-Filled Condoms Sent To The Vatican

24.03.2014
A mysterious package addressed to the Vatican containing 14 condoms filled with cocaine has been intercepted, customs officials have said. German...
Huge Heroin Stash Found In Car On Motorway

Huge Heroin Stash Found In Car On Motorway

24.03.2014
Heroin worth more than £1.2 million has been seized from a car on a motorway. Police in Dumfries and Galloway found the drugs in a vehicle...