France has opened its first supervised injection facility for drug users.
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
'Expoweed' - a marijuana fair and conference in Mexico City aims to counter popular misconceptions about the plant and campaign to make it legal.
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
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”
Colombian authorities say they have destroyed more than 100 cocaine laboratories.
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…
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
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
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
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
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
Interview with Adele Wallace whose son died at seventeen from legal highs.
Interview with Martin McHugh, a former addict. He talks to Euronews about the danger of legal highs, his addiction and why he wants to tell his
Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto has put forward proposals to legalise marijuana-based medicines. He also wants to raise the legal amount users
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
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
Europeans spend more than 24 billion euros a year on illicit drugs, according to a new report published on Tuesday. The joint EU-Europol study found
The credibility of international athletics suffered another blow on Thursday night after Olympic champion Wang Junxia reportedly admitted in a letter
US actor Robert Downey Jr has been granted a pardon for drug and weapons offences during the 1990s. The governor of California commended the
Two Kenyan runners have been suspended after testing positive for doping at the IAAF Championships in Beijing. Joyce Zakary who competes in the
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
Britain’s House of Lords is facing scandal following the resignation of Deputy Speaker Lord Sewel. A video has emerged allegedly showing him snorting
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
More than 150 people have been taken to hospital in southern Poland with the symptoms of drug poisoning after taking a substance called ‘Strongman’