Topics :: drugs
By Shaun Knittel | Thursday Jan 20, 2011
With the growing revitalization of the party-club culture, drugs use, especially Crystal Meth is slowly creeping its way back onto the scene ready to claim an entirely new generation. Part 1 of a very revealing inside look at the epidemic.
By Maria Cheng | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Alcohol is more dangerous than illegal drugs like heroin and crack cocaine, according to a new study.
By SHANNON DININNY | Tuesday Oct 26, 2010
An investigation has determined that a high-alcohol caffeinated drink, not date-rape drugs, sickened Central Washington University students at an off-campus party earlier this month.
By Sam Hananel | Thursday Sep 16, 2010
The rate of illegal drug use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade, fueled by a sharp increase in marijuana use and a surge in ecstasy and methamphetamine abuse, the government reported Wednesday.
Monday Jun 28, 2010
Experts preparing for an international conference are saying policies that criminalize drug users fuel the spread of AIDS and should be reformed.
By Veronika Oleksyn | Wednesday Feb 24, 2010
Governments around the world must step up their efforts to limit access to "date-rape drugs," sedatives that are secretly added to a person’s drink to reduce their ability to resist sexual assault and remember it later, a watchdog said Wednesday.
By David N. Goodman | Tuesday Dec 15, 2009
A decade-long decline in teens’ use of pot has stalled and some teen attitudes on how harmful marijuana can be may be softening, according to a federal survey on teen drug use released Monday.
By Christopher Sherman | Monday Nov 23, 2009
A U.S. program that offers trusted trucking companies speedy passage across American borders has begun attracting just the sort of customers who place a premium on avoiding inspections: Mexican drug smugglers
Thursday May 28, 2009
Six German states have told retailers to stop selling Red Bull Cola after a test found a trace amount of cocaine. The bans started Friday after a sample test conducted by authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia state found 0.4 micrograms per liter in the drink. Read more...
By Marly Seaman | Thursday May 14, 2009
Prescription drug use in the U.S. fell last year, although total spending on drugs increased as prices rose sharply on brand-name products, pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions said Wednesday.