Number Of Schoolchildren Smoking, Drinking And Doing Drugs Is Lowest Rate For A Decade

Number Of Schoolchildren Smoking, Drinking And Doing Drugs Is Lowest Rate For A Decade

Jess Edwards  25.07.2014
The number of schoolchildren smoking, drinking and doing drugs is the lowest rate for 10 years, a new survey has revealed. The figures,...
Why I Spend One Night a Week Supporting South London's Sex Workers

Why I Spend One Night a Week Supporting South London's Sex Workers

25.07.2014
As a full-time journalist I'm constantly exposed to the shitty, bleak side of life. As a result, I've learned not to sentimentalise and...
Let's Talk About Heroin: Why Peaches And Others Continue To Die From Drug Use

Let's Talk About Heroin: Why Peaches And Others Continue To Die From Drug Use

Poorna Bell  23.07.2014
When Peaches Geldof was found dead in her own home with no apparent explanation, the world was baffled as to what killed her. She had recently...
BBC News Ticker (Briefly) Suggests Shocking Royal Drug Scandal

BBC News Ticker (Briefly) Suggests Shocking Royal Drug Scandal

23.07.2014
For a brief second on Tuesday night the BBC delivered what was possibly the scandal of the century. The Queen - monarch, figurehead and...
HIV Has Become the Latest Victim of War

HIV Has Become the Latest Victim of War

21.07.2014
Being HIV positive, it is all these people that have saved my life and to think that they had to sacrifice their lives for this futile...
'Poltergeist' Who Trashed Couple's Apartment Turns Out To Be Something Equally Terrifying...

'Poltergeist' Who Trashed Couple's Apartment Turns Out To Be Something Equally Terrifying...

Sara C Nelson  15.07.2014
"No darling, don’t be silly, there’s no monster under your bed!" Too bad darling – turns out there could be – as this harrowing...
Now Angelina Jolie Takes Action Against The Daily Mail...

Now Angelina Jolie Takes Action Against The Daily Mail...

11.07.2014
Angelina Jolie has reportedly begun legal action against the Daily Mail for publishing a video it claims showed her while she was addicted...
Is There Only One Road to Recovery?

Is There Only One Road to Recovery?

8.07.2014
After reading about Robin Williams re admitting himself to rehab I was reminded of the journey I have taken as a recovering crack cocaine...
Are You A Stoner?

Are You A Stoner?

8.07.2014
It sounds like a stoner's paradise - a new school devoted to studying weed is to open later this year in the US, and will teach its students...
These Pictures Show People Have Had Enough Of The War On Drugs

These Pictures Show People Have Had Enough Of The War On Drugs

Charlotte Meredith  26.06.2014
Activists in more than 100 cities have taken to the streets to call for an end to the war on drugs. These powerful images show that across...
Rejecting Cannabis Legalisation Is 'Unscientific And Unethical'

Rejecting Cannabis Legalisation Is 'Unscientific And Unethical'

Charlotte Meredith  26.06.2014
Britain's leading doctors have faced a fierce backlash from a drug policy expert after they this week voted down a motion that would push...
People Are Going To Be Taught What Cannabis Smells Like

People Are Going To Be Taught What Cannabis Smells Like

26.06.2014
Scratch and sniff cards loaded with the smell of cannabis are being handed out in 17 police forces across England and Wales. The idea...
'The System Is Broken': Celebrities And MPs Call For Drug Law Reform On Day Of Global Action

'The System Is Broken': Celebrities And MPs Call For Drug Law Reform On Day Of Global Action

Charlotte Meredith  26.06.2014
The war on drugs has failed - that's what more than 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts have written to the prime minister...
On the International Day Against Drugs, Let's Look Again at Sweden's 'Successful' Drug Policies

On the International Day Against Drugs, Let's Look Again at Sweden's 'Successful' Drug Policies

25.06.2014
There are multiple imbalances of focus here. Funding of health versus enforcement. Policing individuals versus traffickers. The policy...