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Guatemala soldiers destroy marijuana

Guatemalan soldiers erradicate cannabis plants in Peten, Guatemala

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in a recent interview mooted the idea of his country legalizing marijuana next year. Can we really expect bold changes in...
butane hash oil

Still taken from the Vice documentary on Butane Hash Oil

OK, I (Adam) live in London, and to my knowledge butane hash oil (BHO), a.k.a shatter, honey, or wax, has not yet made a significant mark on the UK or European cannabis...
performance enhancing drugs
Anabolic steroids and other performance enhancement drugs are big business. Whether it's elite sportsmen and dodgy doctors, or shady internet suppliers and gym...
narco plane shoot down
A new law allowing Paraguay to shoot down suspected drug trafficking flights continues a worrying trend in Latin America of opting for a response that has been shown to...
methadone
Before Russia wrested control of the Crimean peninsula in March this year, HIV transmission rates were falling in this region, thanks to life-saving schemes offered to...
needle exchange
Twenty four civil society organizations have, in an open letter, highlighted their concern over the New Funding Model (NFM) approved by the Global Fund for AIDS,...
Liam Taylor Photography

View more of photographer Liam Taylor's work here

Despite the language we use about drugs, many people don’t see themselves as “drug users” but as rational adults who aren’t on a mission to seek...
Uruguay cannabis march
The regulatory body overseeing Uruguay’s new marijuana law, the Institute of Regulation and Control of Cannabis (IRCCA), has begun the latest stage in the rollout...
vancouver insite heroin

Insite's supervised injection site, Vancouver

With overdoses spiking recently in Vancouver due to a dangerous batch of heroin, it's worth considering the vital role that heroin assisted treatment could play in...

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