DRUG crime is soaring at alarming levels across regional Victoria due to a saturation of the drug ice in country towns, it is claimed.
Thanks to the Herald Sun for using the quotation marks.
We know rural towns are really struggling with this issue, but as the most recent national data shows, while use of Ice is increasing as a proportion of use of all amphetamine type substances, it is not the 'pandemic' described by the ACC earlier this year.
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have executed four members of the same extended family for drugs possession. The two sets of brothers were killed on Monday in the south-eastern city of Najran after being convicted of receiving large quantities of hashish.
AN LNP-dominated parliamentary committee has warned the Newman Government’s plan to make certain offenders undergo drug and alcohol counselling could lead to people roaming city streets and causing fresh problems for police.
As with the Northern Territory's 'mandatory alcohol rehabilitation', there are significant problems with this proposal.
Guatemala City (AFP) - Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa said Tuesday that Latin America is "losing fear" of legalizing drugs after decades of fighting traffickers with ample US prodding but limited success.
ONE in five tradies may be showing up for work stoned on cannabis, new research says.
Citing NCPIC survey results, with obvious implications for the rise of demands for workplace drug testing. We also know that methamphetamine use is high amongst construction workers (together with people who work in the finance and sex industries).
We purchased the ketamine from a small gas station pharmacy just down the road without even so much as a prescription. The whole bottle cost less than a round of beers at a roadside Kenyan watering ho…
A ban comes into force in the UK on Tuesday on the drug, khat, that is traditionally used by Ethiopian, Kenyan, Somali and Yemeni communities. The British government says outlawing khat brings the UK into line with other European countries where it is a controlled substance. However in Kenya's khat-growing Meru region, there is concern about the economic impact of the ban.