Theresa May's Religion Has Made Her A Drugs Policy 'Extremist', David Nutt Says

Theresa May's Religion Has Made Her A Drugs Policy 'Extremist', David Nutt Says

George Bowden  17.02.2017
Theresa May’s religious beliefs have made her an “extremist” on drugs policy, according to Professor...
My Murdered Son Was Let Down By Police - Please Help Families Like Mine

My Murdered Son Was Let Down By Police - Please Help Families Like Mine

Sarah Sak  17.02.2017
The police are now investigating a further 58 unexplained deaths involving GHB and young men. I think there is a real possibility that...
Teen Who Took Ecstasy Says Mum Was Right To Share Harrowing Coma Photos Online

Teen Who Took Ecstasy Says Mum Was Right To Share Harrowing Coma Photos Online

Jasmin Gray  13.02.2017
A teen who almost died after taking ecstasy at a house party says her mum was right to post harrowing images online of her in a coma -...
What Taking Speed Does To The Body: Amphetamine Can Age It Dramatically

What Taking Speed Does To The Body: Amphetamine Can Age It Dramatically

Natasha Hinde  10.02.2017
Speed, or amphetamine, abuse is becoming more widespread across the globe. People take the illegal drug to stay awake and energised...
Stanford Students Just Recreated A 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer

Stanford Students Just Recreated A 5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer

Oscar Williams  8.02.2017
Step into any pub today and you’ll find a wide variety of beers on tap, but we’ll bet you none of them look quite like this... A...
Let's Talk About Gay Sex And Drugs

Let's Talk About Gay Sex And Drugs

Jamie Wareham  6.02.2017
I think it's a shame that it is impolite to bring up glory holes in most conversations, but I understand that isn't everyone's cup of tea....
Brexit Could Put The UK 'Second Rank' For Access To New Medicines

Brexit Could Put The UK 'Second Rank' For Access To New Medicines

Martha Gill  24.01.2017
Patients could face a delay of up to a year for new medicines as a result of Brexit, the Heath Secretary told MPs on Tuesday. Jeremy Hunt...
Toxic: Battling Addiction In The LGBT+ Community

Toxic: Battling Addiction In The LGBT+ Community

Oriol Roche i Morgó  19.01.2017
I moved to London just over a year ago, and was introduced almost immediately to the most active and vibrant LGBT+ scene that I had ever...
Poppy Widdison's Mother And Ex-Partner Jailed For 13 Years For Child's Death

Poppy Widdison's Mother And Ex-Partner Jailed For 13 Years For Child's Death

Kathryn Snowdon  19.01.2017
A mother and her former partner have been jailed for 13 years after being convicted of giving a four-year-old girl heroin, methadone and...
Russell Brand Believes These Ex-Addicts Could Help Unite Us Post-Brexit

Russell Brand Believes These Ex-Addicts Could Help Unite Us Post-Brexit

Sarah Ann Harris  18.01.2017
Creating a place to turn the lives of ex-drug addicts and prisoners seems like an unlikely space to find a breeding ground for...
Scientists May Have Discovered Why Some Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Scientists May Have Discovered Why Some Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Oscar Williams  17.01.2017
People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day – even if it’s decaf – may live longer, according to a study published...
This Is How Psychedelics Could Change People's Minds - On Drugs Policy

This Is How Psychedelics Could Change People's Minds - On Drugs Policy

George Bowden  28.12.2016
For tireless drugs campaigner Amanda Feilding, the past 45 years feel almost as though they’ve been frozen. While there were a vast...
London Has Lost Its Crown As The Cocaine Capital Of Europe

London Has Lost Its Crown As The Cocaine Capital Of Europe

Sara C Nelson  13.12.2016
London is the cocaine capital of Europe  - but only during the week, new research suggests. When use of the Class A substance on weekends...
Incredibly, Sex And Religion Do The Same Thing To Your Brain

Incredibly, Sex And Religion Do The Same Thing To Your Brain

Oscar Williams  30.11.2016
Religious and spiritual experiences affect the brain in a very similar way to sex, drugs, music, love and gambling. That’s one of...