TalkingDrugs

drugs and the death penalty
Of the 58 countries in the world that still have the death penalty in place, over half have made it applicable to people who have committed, for the most part, non-...
heroin needles
Billions of pounds are being cut from UK services as a result of the austerity measures, and while drug services are not always directly affected, they are suffering the...
methadone
If you follow me on Twitter, I'm sure you've noticed by now that just about every morning around 8 a.m. (8:45 a.m. on Sundays!) I send a tweet about heading out...
Guatemala soldiers destroy marijuana

Guatemalan soldiers erradicate cannabis plants in Peten, Guatemala

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in a recent interview mooted the idea of his country legalizing marijuana next year. Can we really expect bold changes in...
butane hash oil

Still taken from the Vice documentary on Butane Hash Oil

OK, I (Adam) live in London, and to my knowledge butane hash oil (BHO), a.k.a shatter, honey, or wax, has not yet made a significant mark on the UK or European cannabis...
performance enhancing drugs
Anabolic steroids and other performance enhancement drugs are big business. Whether it's elite sportsmen and dodgy doctors, or shady internet suppliers and gym...
narco plane shoot down
A new law allowing Paraguay to shoot down suspected drug trafficking flights continues a worrying trend in Latin America of opting for a response that has been shown to...
needle exchange
Twenty four civil society organizations have, in an open letter, highlighted their concern over the New Funding Model (NFM) approved by the Global Fund for AIDS,...
Liam Taylor Photography

View more of photographer Liam Taylor's work here

Despite the language we use about drugs, many people don’t see themselves as “drug users” but as rational adults who aren’t on a mission to seek...

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