A MOTHER-of-three died after police tried to arrest the driver of a van loaded with cannabis.
Morocco’s drive to stamp out cannabis cultivation has won praise abroad, but farmers in the world’s top hashish producer say they face destitution.
MORE than one in four teenagers have tried an illegal drug in the last year, according to a council survey.
THE number of teenagers seeking help for drug problems has fallen to a five-year low in the Capital - sparking fears more are abusing alcohol instead.
A FAMILY from hell have been evicted from their home after a judge decided it had been used for drug dealing.
TWO gangs of teenagers hurl insults at one another across a city street - then a gunshot rings out. A teenage boy stands outside a city school, selling wraps of heroin.
A new legal team representing medical marijuana activist Steve Kubby appeared in an Auburn courtroom Wednesday requesting their client’s case be heard by Judge John Cosgrove.
THREE pupils at one of Scotland’s most exclusive schools face a programme of random drug tests after being caught taking cannabis, it emerged last night.
A DISTURBING trend has emerged in relation to recreational drug use in Ireland and the State’s response to it.
More girls than boys are becoming first-time users of alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana, reversing previous trends, the U.S. drug czar said in a report released on Thursday.
Up to 35,000 children under 16 are using heroin, according to official figures.
THE TRIAL of a married Cumbrian couple charged with conspiring together to supply cannabis was delayed yesterday due to legal arguments.
Two Year 8 pupils have been expelled after a drug scandal descended on a Houghton Regis school.
The occupation of Afghanistan served only to turn the Taliban from opponents to supporters of the opium trade
The topic of jailed medical marijuana activist Steve Kubby is gaining popularity on the Internet as he reports failing health and poor medical attention in Placer County Jail.
"If we fail to meet the needs of those children who have started to use illegal drugs in their pre-teens… there is a real possibility that pre-teen addiction will move from being a rarity in the UK to being an increasingly frequent occurrence.”
Experts say that until now there have been no confirmed reports of children as young as 11 experimenting with heroin in Glasgow. However, in a 2004 survey by Glasgow University’s centre for drug misuse research, researchers found that 5% of 11 to 12-year-olds reported having experimented with at least one illegal drug. Researchers estimated that 60 Glaswegian children among the 5% may have used heroin.
An 11-year-old girl from Glasgow has been treated in hospital for the effects of smoking heroin after she collapsed at school.
Educators in Britain fear they are facing a crisis of drug abuse in top public schools. The number of students abusing or experimenting with drugs led to the creation of rehabilitation and counseling programs especially for adolescents and teenagers.
US border officials have unearthed the longest and deepest tunnel ever gouged under the country’s Mexican border.
American cancer patient and medical marijuana refugee, Steve Kubby and his family have been ordered to leave Canada on or before Thursday, January 26th.
Officials took an 8-year-old girl and a 9-month-old boy into protective custody, and police arrested their parents on accusations that they used marijuana in the children’s presence, Salem police said.