ARTICLES RELATING TO DRUGS

Criminalisation of dagga is racist - Cannabis Working Group

2015-04-09 21:16

Keeping the use of cannabis criminalised is racist and deprives people who grow it of an income to support their families, the head of the Cannabis Working Group has said.

Tourists in Amsterdam warned over heroin

2015-02-27 21:12

Amsterdam authorities have started warning tourists about white heroin being sold as cocaine after three Danish tourists became ill.

Ghana opposition demands probe into cocaine scandal

2014-11-27 17:39

Ghana's opposition has demanded an investigation into how a woman allegedly brought 13 kilos (28 pounds) of cocaine into an executive lounge at Accra airport before boarding a flight to London.

Wiz Khalifa gets arrested and takes a selfie!

2014-05-26 15:12

The ultra cool American rapper seems nonplussed after landing in hot water

George Michael says he is not a stoner anymore

2014-03-17 22:00

Faith singer George Michael has revealed how he has quit smoking cannabis "over a-year-and-a-half" ago, insisting he has "completely stopped" taking the drug.

Aussie, NZ thalidomide victims awarded $81m

2013-12-02 15:28

Australian and New Zealand thalidomide victims have won an $81m settlement from the parent of the firm which distributed the drug that caused birth defects around the world.

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See footage of the Canadian woman who was arrested in Colombia after trying to board a flight to Toronto wearing a fake pregnant belly stuffed with cocaine.

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Bieber's bus in border pot bust

2013-07-30 08:21

Justin Bieber's tour bus was busted for pot again. This time at the US-Canada border coming into Detroit.

Songs that are probably about drugs

2013-07-26 10:36

Miley Cyrus came out this week admitting that her We Can't Stop has references to drugs. Who else should admit that their song has drug references?

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During a visit to Eldorado Park in Johannesburg, President Jacob Zuma promised to tackle the drug problem rampant in the community. Watch.

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100kg of cocaine found in bananas destined for supermarket

2015-04-03 14:58

Czech police have seized a record amount of cocaine in a shipment of bananas.

Man accused of using child as drugs money courier

2014-12-30 22:07

Australian police have charged a man with using a child, thought to be as young as five, to help deal drugs in a Sydney suburb.

Dagga lowers deaths due to painkillers

2014-08-26 12:59

Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 US states where medical marijuana has been legalised, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25%.

Biocon rejects Novartis patent claims

2014-04-04 18:45

Indian drug company Biocon has rejected allegations by Novartis that it infringed on the Swiss pharmaceutical giant's patent for a diabetes drug.

US fears for patents on drugs in India

2014-03-06 14:05

The United States has voiced concern over protection of patents on safer and more effective next-generation medicines in India.

Cee Lo Green pleads not guilty on ecstasy charge

2013-10-22 09:38

Grammy-winning US rapper Cee Lo Green has pleaded not guilty to giving a woman ecstasy before going back to her hotel, but was not charged with attempted rape.

Kelly: Mom locked me up so I'd quit drugs

2013-08-07 21:00

Sharon Osbourne once confined her daughter Kelly Osbourne to a padded cell in the hopes of curing her drug addition.

Mthethwa's master plan for Cape drugs

2013-07-29 21:26

A "master plan" to deal with the serious drug problem in Cape Town is being considered, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Gaga did 'bags and bags' of cocaine

2013-07-25 21:26

A former friend of Lady Gaga has penned an explosive tell-all book about his relationship with the singer and alleges she enjoyed "bags and bags" of cocaine.

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Addicted to Tik

2013-02-25 13:18

Shaun Maxim was addicted to Tik for seven years. After a wake up call and months of treatment he now lives a happy life with his wife and children.

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