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Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision
Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision
A judge in Mexico City has ruled in favor of two people requesting permission to use cocaine recreationally, marking the "first ruling of its...
Picaresque of 70s hippie punk
Picaresque of 70s hippie punk
by Carsten Rasch (MF Books)
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka on Wednesday began interviewing 47 applicants for two positions as hangmen, officials said, as Amnesty International urged Colombo not to...
Want to quit smoking? Breathe
Want to quit smoking? Breathe
Many smokers reading this article must have contemplated the idea of wanting to give up smoking several times but failed because it was such a...
El Chapo's arrest may spark chaos
El Chapo's arrest may spark chaos
Behind the drama of the manhunt and the surreal involvement of actor Sean Penn, the rearrest of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán constitutes a...
If only I knew then what I know now
If only I knew then what I know now
Between 2006 and 2008 I contributed to the 20% rise in cocaine addicts in South Africa. From 2008, I joined the 11% of South Africans who actively...
Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective
Life's precipice puts addiction into perspective
One in 10 South Africans will suffer from addiction in their lives, according to the Medical Research Council. Amy Green spoke to three addicts...
War on drugs has failed: Legalisation on the horizon?
War on drugs has failed: Legalisation on the horizon?
A historic meeting of Latin America's leaders, to be attended by Barack Obama, will hear serving heads of state admit that the war on drugs has...
SA 'drug mule' to face Thai court in three months
SA 'drug mule' to face Thai court in three months
Suspected South African drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda will appear in a Thai court in three months' time, the Star newspaper reported on...
Cocaine addiction linked to brain disorder
Cocaine addiction linked to brain disorder
Scientists have found "significant abnormalities" in the brains of people addicted to cocaine, which could help to explain some of the compulsive...
Oxi: The catastrophe is lurking
Oxi: The catastrophe is lurking
The snakes come at night, darting out of the shadows and into Marcelo's subconscious. "You start thinking: 'There are people coming! The police are...
Judge deals blow to Doherty
Judge deals blow to Doherty
British rock star Pete Doherty was back behind bars on Friday after being given a six-month jail sentence for pleading guilty to possession of...

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