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A plane fumigating coca in Colombia

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) is reportedly set to provide Nigeria with aircraft to destory the country's marijuana crops, a dangerous...
cannabis legalization united states
Following the introduction this year of regulatory frameworks for recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington, a further three US states will be voting this...
heroin treatment
Heroin assisted treatment (HAT) has a proven track record in helping those resistant to more typical forms of treatment for opioid dependency. With HAT programs...
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Many have heralded the move by a US manufacturer of Hepatitis C medicine to allow its generic production for increased access in developing countries. But is it really...
heroin syringe
With drug-induced homicide charges for heroin dealers becoming increasingly common in certain US states, the question arises; is this heavy-handed approach really...
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The latest report on deaths by drug poisoning was released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) earlier this month, with barely a peep from the media. Surprising...
marcha cannabis Chile
Following the historic decision in Chile to allow cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes, we outline how the program came about and what lies ahead for its...
Graph on drug harms
If we could assign 10 of the most frequently used drugs a “harm score,” which ones would come out on top? Furthermore, if we then determined which drugs...
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Agios Stefanos prison, Greece 

Agios Stefanos prison in Patras, Greece is the proud new home of the country's very first "prison" methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program, where...

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