Now purer and more accessible.
Budget cuts have consequences.
Both focus too much on controlling supply and not enough on demand.
Counting the cost.
The figures don't really add up.
Will Trump’s America lose out on the next big thing in business?
Mexico and Canada are about to turn medical cannabis into North America's most lucrative new market.
Mexican protesters confront the marines sent in to disband them.
A controversial law to officially engage Mexico's armed forces in fighting crime has human rights groups dismayed.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently echoed the 1980s philosophy to 'just say no' to drugs. It's important to remember, however, that the policy was ineffective.
There’s a reason he grows this crop.
Colombia's plan to turn coca-leaf farmers into coffee growers has a fatal flaw: the market.
The not-for-profit UK group The Loop said it tested the drug ecstasy with ‘loop lasers’ at a festival in July 2016.
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Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said conducting on-site drug tests at public events "safely and quickly is not really a practical option". But the technology is available.
El Chapo after his arrest in January 2016.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst 'bad hombre', but his extradition to the US won't stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
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West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan said West Australia has the “worst rate of methamphetamine usage in the country”.
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West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan's responded to The Conversation's request for sources and comment regarding our FactCheck on methamphetamine usage rates in Western Australia.
Police seized 200kg of methamphetamine during a drug bust in Perth, Western Australia, in May 2016.
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West Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan said his state has the "worst rate of methamphetamine usage in the country". We asked the experts to check the evidence.
A family of Programa Atitude beneficiaries in short-term housing provided by the programme.
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Evidence increasingly shows the effectiveness of controversial efforts, like northeastern Brazil's Attitude Programme, to feed and house at-risk drug users.
Eight US states plus the District of Columbia have legalised cannabis, in conflict with US federal law.
The next American administration will have to choose between following Barack Obama's reform course or relaunching the war on drugs, nationally and internationally.
Fighting drug cartels and counterinsurgencies to get US aid has been a deadly job for Colombia’s military.
Will America end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?
Latin America’s drug war, in action.
In this TC Global Explainer, two Latin American scholars lay out the basics of drug policy, expose the 'war on drugs', and offer reform suggestions.
Dozens of inmates escaped after multiple recent prison riots in Brazil.
In Brazilian prisons, overcrowding, corruption and gang infiltration are a combustive combination. But it all started with bad drug policies.
A new leaf.
Bolivia is the first cocaine-producing country to take a harm reduction approach to tackling the drug trade.
On the same day that London's legendary Fabric closed permanently, Berlin's infamous techno club Berghain was granted a tax break.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.
Why would the Philippine president risk alienating an important and generous ally?