Addictions in Germany

How drug addiction affects a kiwi


A white kiwi was walking all alone when he met a strange golden nugget in front of his feet. Liquid and glaring, he decided to taste it. So begins the story of his drug addiction. ...

Germany says yes to grow-your-own therapeutic cannabis


A landmark ruling has taken place in Germany, where the cultivation of cannabis for therapeutic use has been authorised for the first time. In practice, this means that patients taking marijuana-based medicines can grow ...

How Germany got its heroin problem under control


While heroin use is rising in the US, in Europe it's falling. This is thanks to some of the policies put in place by various EU countries. Germany is a good example: it achieved ...