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Jul 28, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
As the popularity and public acceptance of marijuana grows, there's increased scrutiny around its effects. →
Jul 21, 2015 11:06 AM ET
Mexico is home to some of the world's most dangerous criminal enterprises. We take a look at the worst among them,
Jul 16, 2015 04:43 PM ET // AFP
Obama wants to cut the number of people in jails, curb solitary confinement and end mandatory minimum sentences, all this year.
Jul 14, 2015 07:18 AM ET
LSD is a psychedelic drug that was popularized in the 1960’s. What are the effects, and is it really dangerous?
Jul 7, 2015 03:40 PM ET // AFP
The most common companion substances for heroin were alcohol, cocaine and marijuana, a decade-long study found.
Jun 23, 2015 01:04 PM ET
Khat is a narcotic found in the leaves of the Khat shrub. Though its use dates back centuries, the drug has spread over the last few decades and is wreaking havoc on the country of Yemen.
May 28, 2015 07:26 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Flakka isn't the first fly-by-night drug with a silly name to dive into the club scene one night and splash out on to headlines the next day.
May 26, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A silver bullet may have been found in the search for treatment against Ebola and other severe virus outbreaks.
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