Significantly fewer young people are using drugs — including alcohol and tobacco — before their 16th birthday than just a decade ago, the study found.
Future research involving cancer drugs should focus on overall survival and/or include “rigorous and trustworthy” measures of quality of life as an endpoint, the researchers concluded.
Big changes in D.C. could affect the criminal justice landscape in Minnesota in unexpected ways.
Polk is Minnesota’s 34th most populous county, but the rate it sends people to prison is the highest in the state.
More efforts are needed to reduce the growing problem of illegal and prescription drug deaths.
Experts raise concerns about coercion, while campus officials stress safeguards.
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We have a responsibility to protect our children, friends, and family members from the devastating health consequences of synthetic drug use.
Both men died alone — a sad, desperate and tragic commonality.
Mexico City is considering decriminalizing marijuana possession, and other jurisdictions may follow suit in a nation wracked by drug-related violence.
Attorney General Lori Swanson said that in spite of stronger laws, the battle is still “a game of Whac-A-Mole.”
The US government considers marijuana an illegal drug. But Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will issue banking regulations for state-approved marijuana businesses.
There was mixed news about synthetic drugs, with declines in exposures to both THC homologs and “bath salts.”
In the sharpest warnings they have ever issued on the topic, Pentagon officials told Congress the growing opium trade is threatening the costly US war effort to build a stable Afghanistan.
Born in Mexico but raised in barrios of Southern California, these rifle-slinging fighters are holding down the front line in Michoacan’s battle against a ruthless meth gang.
MN anti-trafficking law serves as federal model; GOP convention-planning snafu; and more.
In the wake of neighboring Uruguay’s marijuana revolution, Paraguay’s president wants to keep pot illegal.
Men seek to escape poverty in the jade mines. Instead, it’s the drug dealers and middlemen who get rich.
The embattled mayor of Canada’s largest city admitted that he had in fact smoked crack cocaine. It’s the latest twist in Mayor Ford’s dizzying political career, which is captivating much of Canada.
GlobalPost’s Simeon Tegel visits a valley that’s the world’s coca leaf capital, and finds its poor farmers are far from reaping dividends from their green crop’s white derivative.