drug use

 
Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything
Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything
The former Orlando Pirates midfielder typed “painless suicide” into the search box. In the short few months after his ban for drug use, nearly...
'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country
'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country
Far from the glitzy bank buildings and boutiques in Luxembourg city sits a run-down prefab building behind the railway station that shows another...
Myths and methadone: Will Egypt’s laws bend to the  rising tide of drug abuse?
Myths and methadone: Will Egypt’s laws bend to the rising tide of drug abuse?
A thin, frail man slumps in an oversized chair, his body fading into the fabric. Deep creases line his face.
Slice of Life: 'She made a joke out of my friend's death'
Slice of Life: 'She made a joke out of my friend's death'
"Are you sure this ou is dead? Maybe he's sleeping?", says a police woman as she kicks him like a dog. She made a joke out of my friend’s death....
Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users
Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users
Since winning the silver at the Rio Olympics, everybody loves South African long-jumper Luvo Manyonga. That wasn’t always the case, as pointed...
Drug users run the risk of HIV transmissions
Drug users run the risk of HIV transmissions
An increase in the use of injected drugs, such as heroin, is putting drug users at risk of contracting HIV and other communicable diseases in...
[Video]Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us'
[Video]Nyaope: 'This drug is killing us'
In Snake Park, west of Jo'burg, the roads have no names. Jobs are scarce and hope comes in small doses. But nyaope, the drug cocktail, is plentiful.
Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana
Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana
In what has been deemed a historic move and a pioneering social experiment Uruguay legalised marijuana on Tuesday.
Acid test: LSD won't make you crazy
Acid test: LSD won't make you crazy
Lysergic acid diethyla­mide has many names, and in SA it is ­classified as a schedule two narcotic, making it illegal to possess, use or...

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