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Mexico methamphetamine lab

Mexican authorities bust a meth lab in 2009

The majority of crystal meth consumed in the US is now coming from south of the border where Mexican cartels are getting straight A’s in chemistry. According to...
weed brownies
Marijuana edibles are the talk of the town. Here are some facts you should you know before chowing down. As more states legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational...
A new report has revealed Europe's dark role in funding executions for drug offenses in Pakistan and Iran.  The report by the legal charity Reprieve -- titled...
drug use stigma
There is an endless list of words frequently deployed to describe both recreational and problematic drug users --  “druggie”, “crackhead,"...
Mexico Opium Poppy
A new Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) report said the majority of heroin seized by US authorities in 2012 was sourced to South America, a somewhat surprising...
Myanmar Opium poppy
Opium poppy cultivation in Southeast Asia’s "Golden Triangle" has surged in recent years, a new UN report reveals, and shows little sign of abating. The...
Tabare Vazquez
With Uruguay’s ruling Frente Amplio (FA) having emerged victorious from a turbulent election season, the future of the country’s historic marijuana...
Kosmicare Boom Festival Portugal
The recent drug-related death of a young woman in Australia, combined with news of increasing MDMA purity levels in the UK highlight the need for pill and drug testing...
Moms marijuana Oregon

Moms supporting marijuana regulation in Oregon

As cannabis reform campaigners have sharpened their messages public support has grown, most notably among 30 to 50-year-old women, who were key constituencies in ballot...

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