As many as one in five academics having admitted to taking so-called 'brain boosters' such as Modafinil, says Cambridge neurologist
'We're talking about 15-year-olds getting hold of LSD. It's a complete disaster'
Ray Lakeman's sons Jacques and Torin died after taking MDMA six times higher than the lethal dose. Now, he's fighting for drug regulations to be re-written
In the UK, 77 per cent of cannabis users put tobacco in their joints, compared to a mere 8 per cent of survey respondents from the USA
Liberal Democrats want to legalise it, on grounds the ban is an enormous waste of time and money
After two decades of US eradication efforts and a peace accord on the horizon, Colombia’s cocaine production has more than tripled. Cocaine overdose deaths in US are at a 10-year high and the number of Americans who say they've used the drug for the first time has risen by 61 per cent
Neil Woods infiltrated some of the most violent drug gangs in the UK. Now, he is committed to ending the war on drugs that he fought in for over a decade
When Rodrigo Nino was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, he turned to psychedelics to ease his anxiety around death. Now, he's helping top scientists to research how hallucinogens helped him, and could help others.
The study is the latest to suggest a link between the use of mind-altering substances and mental health
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. But, asks David Lister, how much of it really happened – and how much of it is mythologising and self-mythologising, both at the time and in the decades that followed, a yearning for a past that never was?
Bill received broad support from politicians
Over five years, £1.27bn could pay for 10,000 extra NHS nurses or an extra 20 GP surgeries
Officers were overseeing the evacuation of 7,000 residents from homes at threat from the brush fire when they were approached by Joshua Benz
Deaths in US linked to powerful prescription painkiller doubled between 2013 and 2014
‘Those found flying drones into prisons will face significant sentences’, the Ministry of Justice says
Purported faith is just an excuse for terrorist organisations to take over the territory they need to monopolise the illegal drugs trade