ARTICLES RELATING TO DRUG ABUSE

Robert Downey Jr.’s son arrested for cocaine possession

2014-07-01 15:04

Indio Falconer Downey, 20-year-old guitarist in a band called The Seams, has been arrested for drug possession.

How One Direction helped me with drugs

2014-05-29 09:11

Boy band’s latest scandal provides an unusual opportunity to parent.

13 ways to spot drug use

2014-01-19 11:00

Do you suspect your child of drug abuse? Every parent should know the signs.

Teenager slices off own penis and 4 other horrible things people have done on drugs

2014-01-12 13:00

Before you put weird chemicals in your body, know that worst case scenario this type of headline could refer to you one day.

Drug addiction challenges family finances

2013-12-12 12:25

Even when a drug addict begins to turn the corner, it isn't the end of the family's financial challenges.

Drug addiction challenges family finances

2013-12-12 10:43

Even when a drug addict begins to turn the corner, it isn't the end of the family's financial challenges.

'Crack baby' scare overblown, research says

2013-05-27 10:38

Research shows that the 1980s "crack baby" scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy.

Kid’s book about dope

2013-02-28 15:33

Controversial book for kids teaches them all about marijuana.

13 ways to spot drug use

2012-11-15 10:32

Do you suspect your child of drug abuse? Every parent should know the signs.

Hidden risks of tik

2012-07-10 14:04

The ripple effect of tik goes way beyond the obvious, says an expert.

T.I.'s sentence

2010-10-26 14:52

What did the judge have to say to TI about his latest drug case? Find out the details here!

Drugs danger for SA firms

2010-04-29 07:36

Alcohol abuse costs firms R9bn every year, but experts are particularly worried about the growing number of workers who take drugs while on the job.

Drugs traded for arms – UN

2010-02-16 09:42

Cocaine shipped to west Africa by Latin American drug cartels is now being traded for arms, the UN’s drug czar says.

Mandy Moore 'heartbroken'

2009-08-30 10:21

Singer and actress Mandy Moore has said in a statement she is "absolutely heartbroken" about the death of celebrity disc jockey DJ AM, reportedly due to drugs.

 

How One Direction helped me with drugs

2014-05-30 13:23

Boy band’s scandal provides unusual opportunity to parent.

Eminem apologises to his mom in heartfelt song

2014-05-13 10:39

After years of vitriol directed at his mom, Eminem (kinda) says sorry.

'My husband is addicted to khat'

2014-02-12 12:27

This user's husband has been using the drug khat. But he denies it flatly, despite all the evidence. What should she do?

Teenager slices off own penis and 4 other horrible things people have done on drugs

2014-01-13 13:00

Before you put weird chemicals in your body, know that worst case scenario this type of headline could refer to you one day.

Teenager slices off own penis and 4 other horrible things people have done on drugs

2014-01-10 14:04

Before you put weird chemicals in your body, know that worst case scenario this type of headline could refer to you one day.

13 ways to spot drug use

2013-12-12 11:00

Do you suspect your child of drug abuse? Every parent should know the signs.

Teenage bodybuilders at risk for drug abuse

2013-11-05 11:53

Teenage boys who pump iron and pop steroids in hopes of improving their appearance may be at risk for binge drinking and drug abuse.

Teens filming sex

2013-03-08 11:06

Why are teens filming each other having sex and sharing the videos?

Dad angry at 7-year-old’s dagga use

2012-11-26 15:29

Should a child be allowed to use marijuana for medical reasons?

10 mistakes drug mules make

2012-08-31 11:50

Thinking of earning a quick buck? Here are 10 shocking things drug dealers never tell the prospective drug mules, writes Susan Erasmus.

Drug abuse costs SA billions each year

2012-03-21 15:24

Drug abuse in South Africa amounts to twice the global norm and costs the country billions each year, says the DA.

Drugs danger for SA firms

2010-04-29 07:36

Alcohol abuse costs firms R9bn every year, but experts are particularly worried about the growing number of workers who take drugs while on the job.

W Africa steps up war on drugs

2010-02-16 11:05

Seven west African countries growing more concerned by soaring cocaine trade and drug use, have agreed to step up efforts to control the problem helped by EU aid.

Stupid, stupid drinking laws

2009-11-03 11:46
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Lili Radloff isn't ready to have LSD Sundays yet, so give her booze FFS.

Drugs 'behind crimes on kids'

2009-07-09 22:06

Drug and alcohol abuse were "the most common factors" among people who committed crimes against children, the minister of women, children and people with disabilities says.

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