Scotland Needs a Radical New Approach to Drugs

Scotland Needs a Radical New Approach to Drugs

Sean Morton  9.01.2016
It's time Scottish Labour carved out a new position on justice - more liberal, more welfarist, more distinct. Only when we stand square...
Former Meth Addict's Brave Photo Inspires Others To Share Selfies Since Quitting Drugs

Former Meth Addict's Brave Photo Inspires Others To Share Selfies Since Quitting Drugs

Natasha Hinde  30.12.2015
Earlier this week, a man shared a 'before and after' photograph showing how much he has changed since giving up meth. Ryan Harder, 23,...
How Your Hangover Could Change the World

How Your Hangover Could Change the World

Cara Levan  22.12.2015
I chose to get drunk last night so my hangover is 'legitimate' in the eyes of society. But many people prefer different ways of letting...
Australian Anti-Drugs Campaign Looks Like It Was Made By Someone High On Drugs

Australian Anti-Drugs Campaign Looks Like It Was Made By Someone High On Drugs

Eve Hartley  21.12.2015
An anti-drug campaign is being roundly mocked after it attempted to warn teens against the dangers of marijuana use, by using a disturbingly...
These Bags Are Designed To Hide The Smell Of Weed

These Bags Are Designed To Hide The Smell Of Weed

Rosy Cherrington  17.12.2015
A designer bag specifically made for carrying a stash of marijuana? It's no longer just a pipe dream... AnnaBis, ​pronounced 'annabee',...
Man Releases Shocking Video Showing His Reaction To Taking Ecstasy

Man Releases Shocking Video Showing His Reaction To Taking Ecstasy

Lucy Sherriff  24.11.2015
A 20-year-old has posted a video on Facebook about how is life has been drastically affected by taking a bad ecstasy pill which left him...
Prisoners Are Using Legal Highs At Unprecedented Levels

Prisoners Are Using Legal Highs At Unprecedented Levels

Jack Sommers  24.11.2015
There has been an "alarming" seven-fold increase in the number of prisoners seeking help for addiction to legal highs in the last year,...
'Legal Highs' and Prison Lows - My View From Inside

'Legal Highs' and Prison Lows - My View From Inside

Dan Rolfe  24.11.2015
I was lucky and never had any of the frightening effects spice can have, but I saw others who used it have 'spice attacks'. It's like they...
Puzzle Over Drugs Paraphernalia Left In Paris Attackers' Hotel Room

Puzzle Over Drugs Paraphernalia Left In Paris Attackers' Hotel Room

Sarah Ann Harris  17.11.2015
A room rented by one of the Paris attackers was found to contain an assortment of drugs paraphernalia, a video has revealed. Salah Abdeslam,...
Jamaica's Pioneering Journey Towards Cannabis Regulation

Jamaica's Pioneering Journey Towards Cannabis Regulation

Amanda Feilding  13.11.2015
It is wonderful that Jamaica has now not only decriminalised cannabis, eliminating previous convictions for possession, but has also fully...
It's Time to Loosen Up About Poppers

It's Time to Loosen Up About Poppers

Benali Hamdache  11.11.2015
The ban on poppers is happening because no one has been talking about. It's time to shine a light. I'll admit I've had poppers and yes...
These Are The Russian Athletes Faced With A Lifetime Ban After Doping Agency Report

These Are The Russian Athletes Faced With A Lifetime Ban After Doping Agency Report

Eve Hartley  9.11.2015
It has been revealed that London's 2012 Olympics allowed Russian athletes to compete when they should have been suspended for doping violations....
Drugs Could Be Decriminalised In Ireland, But Abortion Is Still Illegal

Drugs Could Be Decriminalised In Ireland, But Abortion Is Still Illegal

Kathryn Snowdon  3.11.2015
Heroin and cocaine are among drugs set to be decriminalised in Ireland as part of a "radical cultural shift" that will also see designated...
Ingenious Drug-Smuggling 'Super Tunnel' Complete With Railway Unearthed By Police

Ingenious Drug-Smuggling 'Super Tunnel' Complete With Railway Unearthed By Police

Sarah Ann Harris  24.10.2015
An ingenious tunnel system, including a railway, lighting and ventilation, used by drug smugglers has been discovered on the US-Mexico...