Authorities are trying to persuade farmers to switch to harvesting cacao from coca, which is used to make cocaine. Peru is a major cacao exporter, but also the world's second largest producer of cocaine.
The CBD market needs to be regulated. It’s not about the CBD itself, but about the way the products are treated and manufactured. Europe has a reputation for protecting its citizens, but when it comes to cannabis, it’s lagging behind.
The minister insisted Luxembourg wouldn't become a cannabis tourism hotspot, mainly because non-residents wouldn't be allowed to buy it.
In an interview with Politico, Health Minister Etienne Schneider confirmed his government's plans to legalise production and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes, while calling other European countries to do the same.
A Brazilian inmate who tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter was found dead in his cell, according to prison authorities.
An estimated $350 million in cocaine has been hauled in from Pacific Ocean in recent weeks, the military said Friday.
Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been given life in jail plus 30 years after being found guilty of narcotics trafficking.
Eleven people between the ages of 24 and 44 were arrested in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain during the investigation into the Chemical Revolution marketplace.
In the UK, which accounts for one-third of all overdose deaths in Europe, 46% (1,164) of the fatalities from drug use recorded in England and Wales in 2017 involved heroin and morphine.
Away from Conservative Party hustings, the leadership hopefuls shared details about what they get up to outside of politics. Something which has interested the public is their historic drug use.
New report from a European drug agency reveals one in five people seeking treatment for opioid abuse are addicted to synthetic drugs
The first trial against a pharmaceutical opioid manufacturer started in Oklahoma on Tuesday in what could be a precedent-setting case.
At least 55 prisoners have been found dead in four jails in the Brazilian city of Manaus after clashes between rival gangs, authorities said.
While attention is focused on opioid crisis, police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are seizing crystal meth in greater quantities than ever before.
Lawmakers say World Health Organization is helping Purdue wage a "propaganda campaign" about opioids.
"I thought it was a piece of art. But as a direct attempt to solve the issue of drugs this is, of course, ridiculous."
Their official name is "New Psychoactive substances" --- but they're best known as "legal highs" or "designer drugs". Their expansion is causing a serious headache to customs agencies, and lawmakers across Europe.
Traces of cocaine, pesticides, and other illicit drugs were found in freshwater shrimps in Suffolk, UK.
"Employment in the marijuana industry may constitute conduct that violates federal controlled substance laws," the USCIS said.
Seven men, five women and a child died in the shooting.
Inventors in Germany have developed a bracelet aimed at combatting a fear of many clubbers — drink spiking.
A British man, wanted in Queensland in connection with drug-related charges, was apprehended by police on Monday, after trying to escape Australia aboard a jet ski
A business in the UK is holding a contest to see who can roll the perfect spliff in the fastest time — the prize? A job.
It's the largest registered find of narcotics in Italy in 25 years with Italy, Spain, Colombia and United Kingdom authorities working together.
The cocaine bust is the second bigegst of the year on Saint Martin.
The current trial of Mexico's El Chapo in New York has shed light on the luxury lifestyle he has led for 25 years