Latest articles on Cocaine

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision

The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request

Want to quit smoking? Breathe

Puffing away on nicotine is unhealthy and socially no longer acceptable, but people do struggle to give it up

El Chapo’s arrest may spark chaos

The capture of Mexico's last drug 'don' may well end the peace and set off vicious turf wars.

If only I knew then what I know now

A former cokehead writes about the challenges of maintaining an identity as a recovering addict.

Life’s precipice puts addiction into perspective

Three drug addicts tell their stories of devastation, desperation and, finally, the long road to recovery.

War on drugs has failed: Legalisation on the horizon?

Latin America leaders (and Barack Obama) are set to confront the idea that the war on drugs has failed and that an alternative approach must be found.

SA ‘drug mule’ to face Thai court in three months

Suspected South African drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda will only appear before a Thai court in three months time.

Cocaine addiction linked to brain disorder

Scientists find abnormalities in key areas of grey matter in the frontal lobes.

Oxi: The catastrophe is lurking

A highly addictive new drug has the potential to become a 'weapon of mass destruction,' writes <b>Tom Phillips</b>.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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