Cocaine use among adults has increased over the last six years, according to Home Office research that shows the Government’s anti-drug campaigns have failed to have a major affect on drug use.
Drugs are dangerously penetrating the ranks of French youth, with cannabis leading as their favorite drug, a French study revealed, prompting the French government to launch an intensive campaign to raise awareness on the risks posed by the rampant narcotic material.
The most well-liked seventh- and eight-graders are more likely to be well-adjusted—and to adopt risky behaviors such as drinking, smoking marijuana, and shoplifting, new study findings suggest.
Most people believe that patients in Ireland should be allowed to use medicines derived from cannabis, according to the results of a new poll by irishhealth.com.
Heavy cannabis users are 10 times more likely to be injured, or to injure others, in car accidents, researchers have found.
Two polls released Wednesday showed strong support in the Netherlands for legalizing marijuana outright after several decades of a tolerance policy.
What risk factors influence teenagers to experiment with marijuana or to move to regular use?’ is a question asked by a Cardiff University scientist, in collaboration with a colleague in the USA.
The latest National Household Drug Strategy Survey has found that overall there is less use of harmful drugs, both legal and illegal.
The long smoke could be over. Cannabis has started to lose its fashionable lustre among young people, with Britain seeing the smallest increase in regular use in a decade.
Consumption of cannabis, amphetamines and cocaine is increasing in Switzerland, according to a United Nations study.
Abuse of many kinds of illegal drugs, boosted by online sales, is growing across the world, international drug regulators said on Wednesday.
Illegal drug use in the UK and Ireland is among the highest in the world, a new report revealed today.
Illegal drug use in Ireland and the UK is among the highest in the world, a new report revealed today.
FIFTEEN per cent of 13 to 15-year-olds in Ponteland and the rest of Castle Morpeth borough have used cannabis, according to a new survey.
ALMOST a quarter of Edinburgh University students have admitted using cocaine.
The first two reports for the Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme (BFDPP) have raised questions about the effectiveness of current policies for the control of illegal drugs, both national and international. We now move on to examine the reasoning and evidence base that is used to support different policies, initiatives and activities.
A new study has up-ended popular notions that crime comes before drug use among women who end up in jail.
What do America’s law enforcement leaders have to tell us about our “war on drugs”?
Every third juvenile between the age of 12 and 25 has tried illegal drugs at least once according to a report released Tuesday by the Federal Center for Health Education.
Like maple syrup and strong beer, marijuana is on track to be the new icon of the true north strong and free—or at least a required weekend staple for many a frazzled Canadian.
More schoolchildren in England have experimented with cannabis than in any other country in Europe, a new report said today.
Britain and Spain have the highest proportion of cocaine users in the EU, according to a pan-European drugs survey published today.