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Actor Jim Carrey sued over the death of former girlfriend

Canadian actor Jim Carrey is at the centre of a lawsuit that claims he is implicated in the death of his former girlfriend. But the 54-year-old

Canadian actor Jim Carrey is at the centre of a lawsuit that claims he is implicated in the death of his former girlfriend. But the 54-year-old

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Mexico marijuana fair pushes for drug to be made legal

'Expoweed' - a marijuana fair and conference in Mexico City aims to counter popular misconceptions about the plant and campaign to make it legal.

'Expoweed' - a marijuana fair and conference in Mexico City aims to counter popular misconceptions about the plant and campaign to make it legal.

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Flo-Jo: a story of the Olympics, speed and dying to succeed

Her name is Florence Griffiths Joyner. But everybody called her Flo-Jo. She dazzled the world with her trademark one-legged leotards and six-inch

Her name is Florence Griffiths Joyner. But everybody called her Flo-Jo. She dazzled the world with her trademark one-legged leotards and six-inch

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Australia defends Olympic champion Horton over "drugs cheat" comments

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

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Russia escapes blanket ban from Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics amid the scandal over state-sponsored…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has opted not to impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics amid the scandal over state-sponsored…

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Microsoft in joint venture to track cannabis production

Microsoft is in the weed trade after the company entered a joint partnership with KIND Financial a seed-to-sale software provider that helps state and local governments track the cannabis business, ac

Microsoft is in the weed trade after the company entered a joint partnership with KIND Financial a seed-to-sale software provider that helps state and local governments track the cannabis business, ac

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Five key trends in Europe’s drug market

Europe’s drugs agency has today released an 84-page report about the latest developments around narcotics on the continent.

Europe’s drugs agency has today released an 84-page report about the latest developments around narcotics on the continent.

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Speeding ahead - EU plays catch-up as new drugs flood into Europe

Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs

Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs

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Rising Crystal meth industry winning drugs war

Petrovice is in the Czech Republic. The small town is close to the German border. Patrick, whose name we changed for security reasons is an

Petrovice is in the Czech Republic. The small town is close to the German border. Patrick, whose name we changed for security reasons is an

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Expert says Europe needs better teamwork to fight drugs war

Sophie Claudet, euronews: “So, the UK is planning to enforce a ban on legal highs sometime in May, but we’ve seen in the Republic of Ireland the ban

Sophie Claudet, euronews: “So, the UK is planning to enforce a ban on legal highs sometime in May, but we’ve seen in the Republic of Ireland the ban

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Legal and lethal: the rise in deaths from new-wave drugs

Cheap but deadly “Words could never define what that feels like. To bury your child at seventeen for something that is so cheap but deadly.” “Heroin

Cheap but deadly “Words could never define what that feels like. To bury your child at seventeen for something that is so cheap but deadly.” “Heroin

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Mexico pushes for softer laws on marijuana use

Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users

Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users

Sport

Paolini gets 18 month cycling ban

Italian cyclist Luca Paolini has been banned for 18 months by the ICU for a “non-intentional” anti-doping rule violation. The 39-year-old rider

Italian cyclist Luca Paolini has been banned for 18 months by the ICU for a “non-intentional” anti-doping rule violation. The 39-year-old rider

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WADA admits cannot say if meldonium users broke doping ban

Maria Sharapova and a host of other top ranking sports stars may be breathing sighs of relief with news from WADA, the world sports anti-doping

Maria Sharapova and a host of other top ranking sports stars may be breathing sighs of relief with news from WADA, the world sports anti-doping

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Chinese athletics world record holder "forced into using banned drugs"

The credibility of international athletics suffered another blow on Thursday night after Olympic champion Wang Junxia reportedly admitted in a letter

The credibility of international athletics suffered another blow on Thursday night after Olympic champion Wang Junxia reportedly admitted in a letter

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Robert Downey Jr. pardoned for 90s drug and weapons conviction

US actor Robert Downey Jr has been granted a pardon for drug and weapons offences during the 1990s. The governor of California commended the

US actor Robert Downey Jr has been granted a pardon for drug and weapons offences during the 1990s. The governor of California commended the

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Sewel: UK Peer resigns from House of Lords over drugs allegations

The fall-out continues from the latest high-level sex scandal in the UK. Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly

The fall-out continues from the latest high-level sex scandal in the UK. Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly

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Berlin uncovers 'biggest ever' crystal meth stash

Police in Berlin say they have found the German capital’s biggest ever stash of crystal meth. Some 4.5 kg of metamphetamine, with an estimated

Police in Berlin say they have found the German capital’s biggest ever stash of crystal meth. Some 4.5 kg of metamphetamine, with an estimated

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Poland: 'Strongman' drugs scare puts 150 people in hospital

More than 150 people have been taken to hospital in southern Poland with the symptoms of drug poisoning after taking a substance called ‘Strongman’

More than 150 people have been taken to hospital in southern Poland with the symptoms of drug poisoning after taking a substance called ‘Strongman’

Culture

'Amy' the haunting documentary of a vulnerable soul singer

‘Amy’ the documentary of Grammy award winning singer/songwriter, the late Amy Winehouse, is now on general release. The film is compiled from home

‘Amy’ the documentary of Grammy award winning singer/songwriter, the late Amy Winehouse, is now on general release. The film is compiled from home