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Rodrigo Duterte, sworn in today as president of the Philippines, may face legal obstacles to his campaign promise of killing the country’s one million illegal drug...
The Bollywood film, Udta Punjab, has consumed the public sphere in India. The film provides a sobering exploration of drug use and addiction within the context of...

The city of Lausanne, in the canton of Vaud. (Source: Wikimedia)

Legislators in Lausanne hope to open the Swiss city’s first supervised injection facility (SIF) in 2017. The facility will provide people with a space to self-...
Rodrigo Duterte, the new president-elect of the Philippines, is making headlines with calls for the vigilante killing of drug-offenders, as well as the reintroduction of...
Data from the 2016 Global Drug Survey (GDS) shows that more people than ever before are using MDMA. As the purity and availability of the drug increases, it is essential...

British Transport Police with a sniffer dog. Source: Wikimedia

Festival season is fast approaching and across the UK sniffer dogs will be on the scent for festival-goers’ drugs. But just how effective are these dogs - and what...

The number of Brazilians incarcerated for drug offences has increased dramatically in recent years

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A Brazilian minister has called for an intensification of the War on Drugs, arguing that harsher punishments will reduce drug use. Earlier this week, Osmar Terra - who...

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Cannabis is illegal in Denmark, and a conviction for trafficking may result in a lengthy prison sentence, yet people have been openly flouting the law for decades in an...

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A medical examiner has confirmed that musician Prince died of an overdose on fentanyl, a powerful opioid. This high-profile case illustrates why governments must embrace...

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