The 2006 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will, no doubt, convince many people that we haven’t been diligent enough in prosecuting the war on drugs, that we have to step up our efforts to eradicate illicit drugs, particularly marijuana.
I hope my daughter will never smoke marijuana. Regardless of whether she does one day, I know one thing for sure: Keeping it illegal can only harm her future.
A heartbroken father believes cannabis drove his son to take his own life.
The police and political response to the murder of the journalist and mother Veronica Guerin — whose 10th anniversary falls tomorrow — resulted in only limited success. Despite a vast investigation, only one of the many involved was convicted, and even that single conviction may be overturned.
Of all the excuses for weakening the Fourth Amendment, the weirdest was the one offered by Justice Antonin Scalia last week in a Michigan drug case.
Confusion over the legal status of cannabis has led to a huge surge in the number of people caught smoking the drug in public.
A TERMINALLY-ill man arrested in a police drugs swoop has been given an absolute discharge by magistrates.
Screenwriter Josh Gilbert became filmmaker Josh Gilbert when he learned his old pal, Tommy Chong, had been arrested for selling signature bongs via the Internet.
Armed drugs gangs are expanding their operations from cities into provincial towns, police chiefs have revealed.
The government should be explaining that knife murders are not rising, instead of promising to lock more people up
The strange disappearance of some 5kg of cocaine from the grips of officials of the Narcotics Control Board, which hit the headlines a fortnight ago, may seem strange to many.
Last year, one in five 14 to 15-year-old girls admitted to drinking one or more spirit measures in the previous week
Australia is experiencing soaring demand for amphetamines and ecstasy, with domestic production and imports of the illegal drugs showing no signs of abating, an inquiry has been told.
Canadian police are increasingly worried by the destabilising effect of a multibillion-dollar illegal marijuana industry, which they call a “plague on our society”.
America’s war on terror is leaving some criminal defense attorneys dazed and confused.
Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt is extremely unhappy about the plans of Mayor Gerd Leers of Maastricht to sell cannabis at the Belgian border. Consultations will be held at Benelux level today.
ROBERT ROSE is joining the fight to legalise cannabis after being slugged a $300 fine for possessing four grams of the drug.
Steven Toplass is jailed after being convicted of drug trafficking by a Spanish court. He had been driving back to Britain in a one-off job for a haulier when cannabis worth £1.2 million was found in his lorry. May 2005: Mr Toplass flies back to Britain to serve as a witness against seven drug dealers who pleaded guilty to drugs charges and conspiracy.
There were warnings last night over the availability of drugs in our schools after it emerged that a nine-year-old boy was found with cannabis in his pencil case.
Jayne Ball doesn’t have much to be merry about these days. Neither does her husband Bert.
Shayne Higgins flinches and shields his eyes from the sun as though it were a laser beam cutting through his skull. He sits helplessly in his motorized wheelchair and waits, in visible pain, as two friends hastily assemble a makeshift ramp so he can roll into the house and out of the daylight.
Children as young as 10 are undergoing treatment for drug addictions in north-west England, according to a drug support group.
On Sept. 4, 2001, a West Michigan family’s life was shattered by events that for some called into question the role of government in people’s daily lives.