Cocaine is the second most commonly used illicit substance in Australia, after marijuana.
Phenibut is a central nervous system depressant, and is currently being investigated for its possible role in seven overdoses at a Queensland school.
Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.
By undermining the ACA, Republicans may be taking away one of the health care system's best tools for improving the lives of those with addiction.
LSD is far safer than alcohol or tobacco, so why don't drug laws reflect it?
Health Canada is proposing to allow some prescription drugs into the country with only 'cursory clinical review.' Here's why we should be worried.
Half of all patients diagnosed with cancer in the UK still die of the disease.
When after-school clubs aren't properly monitored, they can become risky spaces.
Scientists are beginning to understand why certain drugs and musical genres are natural partners.
While young people are drinking less alcohol, older Australians are binge drinking more often – what's going on?
Research from the last few decades suggest marijuana helps more than it harms. But Jeff Sessions' proposed crackdown would take us back nearly a century.
Patients in 29 states rely on medical marijuana to treat pain, nausea, seizures and other ailments. But all that could change.
So-called 'party' towns like Byron Bay attract huge numbers of visitors for schoolies weeks and New Year's Eve – but sometimes at high cost to the young people who live there.
Many more women probably use drugs than official figures suggest. And they certainly face more harms.
Budget cuts have consequences.
Maybe it's time the government listened to the advice offered by its Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.
A British woman has been arrested for transporting the prescription painkiller into Egypt and could even face the death penalty.
Medication usage has gone through the roof in the last decade.
Drug addiction isn't about bad habits, fear of withdrawal or a selfish search for pleasure. It's about the brain.
HIV, STIs and other dangerous infections are feeding off of the opioid epidemic, creating an even more complicated threat to public health.