Pictured: The Teen Who Died After Inhaling 'Laughing Gas'

Pictured: The Teen Who Died After Inhaling 'Laughing Gas'

PA  26.07.2015
The teenager who died after taking laughing gas at a party has been pictured for the first time and has been remembered as the "nicest...
Cheap Drug Could Help Cut Breast Cancer Deaths By Nearly 20%

Cheap Drug Could Help Cut Breast Cancer Deaths By Nearly 20%

Natasha Hinde  24.07.2015
A 5p drug used to treat osteoporosis and strengthen bones could hold the key to preventing breast cancer deaths, researchers believe. Bisphosphonates,...
The Drugs Don't Work

The Drugs Don't Work

Susie Edmonds  24.07.2015
He had every chance, a supportive family, a girlfriend, a baby and a son he was going to adopt. He had a job and the chance to go to rehab...
Kids These Days Are Smoking And Drinking A Lot Less Than They Used To

Kids These Days Are Smoking And Drinking A Lot Less Than They Used To

Louise Ridley  23.07.2015
Only a small percentage of children aged 11-15 in England have ever used 'legal highs' while only half have even heard of them, a new report...
Good News If You Live In County Durham And Grow 'A Small Amount' Of Cannabis

Good News If You Live In County Durham And Grow 'A Small Amount' Of Cannabis

Jack Sommers  22.07.2015
A police force will not prioritise people who grow small amounts of cannabis for themselves, in a move drugs reform campaigners hope will...
Drugs and Addiction: It's Time for Impartiality

Drugs and Addiction: It's Time for Impartiality

Jason Reed  16.07.2015
Isn't it about time we afforded society and all of its members the dignity of treating a possible dependency through professionalism and...
'Legalising Drugs Could Have Saved My Partner'

'Legalising Drugs Could Have Saved My Partner'

Sarah Ann Harris  14.07.2015
Families of drugs abuse victims are calling on David Cameron to radically review drugs laws, saying current policies are harming and even...
Mexico's Most Powerful Drug Lord In Second  Maximum Security Prison Escape

Mexico's Most Powerful Drug Lord In Second Maximum Security Prison Escape

AP  12.07.2015
Mexico's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escaped from a maximum security prison through a 1.5km tunnel that opened...
What Has the Chancellor Got Against Sexual Health?

What Has the Chancellor Got Against Sexual Health?

Yusef Azad  7.07.2015
On the election of the Conservative Government in 2015 the Chancellor announced plans for further cuts to public expenditure. Yes, there...
More Young People Want Cannabis To Be Legal Than Tobacco

More Young People Want Cannabis To Be Legal Than Tobacco

Sarah Gough  6.07.2015
More young people think cannabis should be legalised over tobacco, according to a new study. The Student Money Saver surveyed 1,000 people...
Banning Legal Highs Is Like Banning Catholicism Says Drug Expert

Banning Legal Highs Is Like Banning Catholicism Says Drug Expert

Owen Bennett  23.06.2015
A former Government drugs expert has branded Tory plans to ban so-called legal highs “the worst piece of legislation in living memory”. Professor...
'London City Worker Snorts Cocaine' On Packed Tube In Brazen Video

'London City Worker Snorts Cocaine' On Packed Tube In Brazen Video

Chris York  23.06.2015
A man reported to be a worker in the City has apparently been recorded on video snorting what he claims to be cocaine while he travels...
Psycho Killers? Lords Plot Comedown For Legal Highs Ban

Psycho Killers? Lords Plot Comedown For Legal Highs Ban

Paul Waugh  22.06.2015
Controversial plans to outlaw 'legal highs' are to be challenged in Parliament tomorrow after campaigners warned that the legislation would...
Blood Donation - Who Are We Really Discriminating Against?

Blood Donation - Who Are We Really Discriminating Against?

Yusef Azad  15.06.2015
Is the 12 month deferral for gay men reasonable and evidence-based? We suspect it may no longer be so and the rules need to be reviewed...