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Marijuana: science, not hype, will clear the haze

Michelle A. Cretella | 20 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drug legalization, drugs, marijuana
Leading medical associations oppose legalizing it for either medical or recreational use.


US versus New York Times on drugs

ONDCP | 30 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drugs, marijuana, Obama administration
The Obama Administration strongly opposes the legalisation of marijuana use.


Drugs Down Under: the failed experiment with legal highs

Kathy Gyngell | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drugs, New Zealand
New Zealand’s attempt at a legal market for synthetic drugs was never going to work.


What if we had a pill for the madness of love?

Michael Cook | 25 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: drugs, enhancement, love
Is it really just a matter of chemistry?


Marijuana infused drinks?

Tamara Rajakariar | 09 February 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: drinks, drugs, marijuana, teens


How did a boy from a good family become a ruthless drug lord?

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 September 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: character, drugs, family
It can happen in the best of families that there is a bad egg. This seems to be the case with the American high school football star who became one of Mexico’s most feared and savage drug dealers, La Barbie.


Mexico is not a failed state—it’s propped up by drug money

George Friedman | 07 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: drugs, Mexico, Stratfor, war on drugs
The drug market is too profitable for the Mexican government to do anything effective about smuggling, says a seasoned and cynical political analyst.


Teenage brains and the harm of cannabis

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: cannabis, drugs, harm minimisation
Is smoking a joint really less harmful than boozing, as some experts maintain?


How to cure an addict: compassion or tough love?

Barbara Kay | 26 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: addiction, drugs, harm reduction
In reality, a heavy dose of moralism and judgement works wonders.


The straight dope on Agassi

Michael Cook | 02 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Agassi, drugs, tennis
Who is the real villain in Andre Agassi's revelations of drug abuse on the professional tennis circuit?


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