NEW South Wales drug sniffer dogs have been been branded an expensive failure.
A cannabis drought in Ulster has forced dealers and users to make trips to Scotland for their drugs.
Hundreds of Cheltenham town centre clubbers were tested for drugs and explosives as part of Operation Wizard. Plain clothes and uniformed officers were stationed at club entrances to search and arrest drug users.
Lawyers for Oakland “guru of ganja” Ed Rosenthal want more access to the grand jury that’s probing him anew, even as they move rapidly toward his retrial on old charges.
The struggle to wage an effective war on drugs will continue after government officials recently discovered that their recent $1.4 billion antidrug campaign failed to lure teenagers away from the illegal substances.
Four years ago, curiosity about marijuana brought an Idaho teenager named Nick to a popular online drug encyclopedia.
GRASS on your neighbour if their curtains are always closed - it could be a sign they are running a cannabis factory.
Is it time to forge an “exit strategy” for our prolonged “war on drugs”?
A drugs campaigner who sent a cannabis plant to Tony Blair and his cabinet has been given a suspended sentence.
Jack McConnell yesterday reminded police that cannabis possession is a crime, after it emerged some forces are giving warnings to adults caught with the drug instead of passing on cases for prosecution.
Drug deaths spiralled after Labour downgraded cannabis, it has been revealed.
Federal prosecutors not only are preparing to re-try Oakland “Guru of Ganja” Ed Rosenthal, but seem to be searching for more charges to file against him.
Former Whitewater special counsel Kenneth Starr petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take up Alaska’s “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” case, a dispute involving a high school student, a banner and a tough school policy.
"Do you want hash?” the young man asks passers-by on Pusher Street, once a thriving open-air drugs market in the heart of Christiania and now an example of how times are changing in this famous Danish “free town.”
The Drug Enforcement Agency is stepping into the political fray to oppose a statewide ballot issue that would legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A Government Accountability Office probe of the White House’s anti-drug media campaign has found that the $1 billion-plus spent on the effort so far has not been effective in reducing teen drug use.
Islamic leaders in Mogadishu gave a woman 11 lashes for selling cannabis Thursday, the first female to receive such punishment since the fundamentalist rulers took over the capital in June.
The reporters made their way through the dim lights and small huts of Virginia City’s Chinatown. In the huts, one of the reporters later wrote, “A lamp sits on the bed, the length of the long pipe-stem from the smoker’s mouth; he puts a pellet of opium on the end of a wire, sets it on fire, and plasters it into the pipe much as a Christian would fill a hole with putty; then he applies the bowl to the lamp and proceeds to smoke--and the stewing and frying of the drug and the gurgling of the juices in the stem would well nigh turn the stomach of a statue. John likes it, though; it soothes him, he takes about two dozen whiffs, and then rolls over to dream.”
Like many in this hardscrabble region, Abdurahman and his family are near-destitute people who possess vast riches. Their cinderblock farmhouse, clinging to the stony slopes of northern Morocco’s Rif Mountains, is as empty as an abandoned bunker, but a closer look at their lands reveals an illicit bounty.
It was astounding to see Narconon Arrowhead making the claim that “Most experts agree that there is enough THC (the active chemical in marijuana) in one gram of high grade marijuana to produce a lethal overdose that could result in death if swallowed by a toddler.” Astounding because marijuana is the least toxic active drug known to man.
HIGH-strength cannabis is the next major drug enforcement challenge, a senior United Nations official said today.
CANNABIS is as socially unacceptable as cocaine or heroin and the drugs barons who profit from it should be pursued with the full rigour of the law.