Hallucinogenic Brew Promises New Depression Treatment, Initial Trial Reveals

Hallucinogenic Brew Promises New Depression Treatment, Initial Trial Reveals

May 9, 2015 1 Comment University of Sao Paolo researchers, after an initial trial involving a hallucinogenic herb, ‘ayahuasca,’ concluded brew’s anti-depressant effects. Ayahuasca is a century-old herb of jungle vines and shrubs, which have Read More
Jackie Chan Named First Singapore Anti-Drug Ambassador

Jackie Chan Named First Singapore Anti-Drug Ambassador

May 9, 2015 3 Comments Singapore- Hong Kong martial arts legend chosen as the country’s first anti-drug ambassador. Jackie Chan, who starred on hit movies, including Rush Hour, is now leading an anti-drugs campaign in Read More
AIF Websites Launched Black Out Monday vs. Legal Highs

AIF Websites Launched Black Out Monday vs. Legal Highs

May 9, 2015 0 Comments London, UK- Independent festivals’ websites were blacked out May 4, Monday as part of its 24-hour campaign against legal highs and its dangers. The London-based trade association representing UK music Read More
Indonesia Executes Eight Drug Convicts, Draws Intl Outcry

Indonesia Executes Eight Drug Convicts, Draws Intl Outcry

May 3, 2015 3 Comments Jakarta, Indonesia- The government ignored pressure from the international community by executing eight death row prisoners on Nusakambangan Prison Island on Wednesday. According to an official from the Attorney General’s Read More
New Cannabis Café and Hotel Opens in Guildford

New Cannabis Café and Hotel Opens in Guildford

April 30, 2015 1 Comment Guildford, Surrey- A new cafe and hotel promoting the benefits of cannabis, a Class B drug, which many consider of legalizing, has opened. Its owner sets up the business for Read More
First Cannabis Plant Now Grows in a Jamaica University’s Ground

First Cannabis Plant Now Grows in a Jamaica University’s Ground

April 30, 2015 1 Comment First ‘legal’ cannabis plant has been planted on one of Jamaica’s university. The Jamaican government loosens and allows researchers at the University of West Indies to plant the first-ever cannabis Read More
Taunton Council Launches Public Consultation on PSPO

Taunton Council Launches Public Consultation on PSPO

April 25, 2015 0 Comments Taunton, Somerset- Only a couple of days left for people in Taunton to have their say on the proposed banning of taking legal highs or drinking alcohol in public spaces Read More
Programme on Legal Highs Launched, 5000+ Pupils Participated

Programme on Legal Highs Launched, 5000+ Pupils Participated

April 25, 2015 0 Comments Lincolnshire, England- A new initiative on educating children age 9-10 on legal highs is launched through joint effort of the Young Addiction Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire City Council. The Read More
Drug Users Mix Substances with E-Cigarettes, an Emerging (Alarming) Trend

Drug Users Mix Substances with E-Cigarettes, an Emerging (Alarming) Trend

April 25, 2015 1 Comment Janet Roberts of Dan 24/7 Helpline said that she heard everyone was using drugs in e-cigarettes. Based on reports, some e-cigarette users have been using drugs with their device so Read More
Kapiti District Councilors Cannot Ban Legal Highs under Laws

Kapiti District Councilors Cannot Ban Legal Highs under Laws

April 21, 2015 3 Comments Paraparaumu, New Zealand- Last week, the Kapiti District councilors decided whether or not to approve the policy regarding legal high zones. The planned zone near the intersection of Te Roto Read More
A Vendor Asks Donation for Pot at Cannabis Cup (Is It Legal?)

A Vendor Asks Donation for Pot at Cannabis Cup (Is It Legal?)

April 21, 2015 2 Comments Denver, Colorado—The US Cannabis Cup is at Denver Mart from April 18-20 this year. Attendees were better off bringing their own (BYOP- bring your own pot) because both Colorado and Read More
Buzzin Sells Legal High for Human Consumption to Undercover Researcher

Buzzin Sells Legal High for Human Consumption to Undercover Researcher

April 9, 2015 5 Comments Bridgwater, Somerset (UK) – Inside Out, a BBC programme, launched a legal high investigation that put Buzzin, a legal high seller, on spotlight. A BBC undercover researcher ordered legal highs, Read More