One in five “legal highs” sent for testing in Wales last year were found to contain illegal substances, has revealed the new report from the Welsh Emerging Drugs and Identification of Novel Substances Project (WEDINOS).
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos will visit the White House to seek increased aid and celebrate the successes of Plan Colombia - despite the fact that the US-backed military programme has had mixed results’.
Registration for the UNGASS is now open for representatives of organizations actively working on drug-related matters from ECOSOC and non-ECOSOC accredited NGOs, civil society, the scientific and academic communities, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders.
The article discusses why a disproportionate number of young black people is convicted for drug offences in London, shedding light on the main underlying causes: social exclusion, biased policing, gang culture and links to the cocaine trade.
The topic of ensuring access to controlled substances for medical treatment such as pain relief - an issue that has been neglected for decades - has finally made its way on to the agenda of the UNGASS on drugs.