'Serious Side-Effects' Hit V Festival Revellers Who Took 'Blue Ghost' Drug

'Serious Side-Effects' Hit V Festival Revellers Who Took 'Blue Ghost' Drug

16.08.2014
Three festivalgoers have been treated for "serious side-effects" after taking a tablet they believed to be a class A drug. Emergency crews...
Ordinary Credible Criminals

Ordinary Credible Criminals

14.08.2014
Norman Baker MP has taken the unprecedented step of calling for a rethink of the medicinal utilisation of cannabis. Never before has the...
Condoms Only Work If You're Sober

Condoms Only Work If You're Sober

14.08.2014
Up until the age of 40 (2002) I was a responsible gay man. I ensured that I used protection every time I had a casual sexual encounter....
The Coalition Is Completely Confused About Its Stance On Drugs

The Coalition Is Completely Confused About Its Stance On Drugs

Charlotte Meredith  14.08.2014
Drug prevention charities have responded with exasperation after the Tories immediately slapped down calls from the drugs minister for...
Why We Need More Awareness Around Hippie Crack

Why We Need More Awareness Around Hippie Crack

11.08.2014
It would be easy to assume that laughing gas is pretty harmless. After all, its name does suggest that it could be the gateway to a good...
Clegg In Bold Call For Radical Overhaul Of 'Utterly Senseless' Drug Laws

Clegg In Bold Call For Radical Overhaul Of 'Utterly Senseless' Drug Laws

Charlotte Meredith  8.08.2014
Nick Clegg has claimed "we are never going to win the war on drugs" in a powerful call for reform of the UK's "utterly senseless" drug...
How Giving Addicts Free Drug Paraphernalia Will Help The Fight Against Heroin

How Giving Addicts Free Drug Paraphernalia Will Help The Fight Against Heroin

8.08.2014
Drugs paraphernalia will be given to heroin users for free by the government in a bid to help them kick the habit and reduce the number...
The Not-So-Secret Antibody Treating Americans For 'Incurable' Ebola

The Not-So-Secret Antibody Treating Americans For 'Incurable' Ebola

Jessica Elgot  6.08.2014
If there's no treatment or cure for Ebola, why have two American patients been treated with a not-so-secret antibody that seems, so far,...
Gay Times Takes On Mainstream Media, But Produces 'Upsetting' Results

Gay Times Takes On Mainstream Media, But Produces 'Upsetting' Results

1.08.2014
A survey designed to disprove that gay sex is fuelled by a culture of drink and drugs has instead uncovered "upsetting" trends within the...
Newsflash - Heroin Addicts CAN Be Good Mothers!

Newsflash - Heroin Addicts CAN Be Good Mothers!

1.08.2014
I was eight years old when I accidentally walked in on my mum injecting heroin in the kitchen. I'll never forget the confused look on her...
Why Taking Laughing Gas Really Isn't Funny....

Why Taking Laughing Gas Really Isn't Funny....

Rachel Moss  29.07.2014
It would be easy to assume nitrous oxide - more commonly known as laughing gas - is pretty harmless. After all, its name does suggest it...
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...