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In Nevada marijuana is victim of its own success

2017.07.10

Boom in marijuana sales in Nevada only one week from the law being in force, after legalization was voted in November. In fact, only since July 1st has marijuana been sold for recreational use. A ...

The heaviest-drinking countries in Europe

2017.07.05

Alcohol consumption across the European region is higher than in any other region in the world, with over one fifth of the European population over the age of 15 drinking heavily at least once ...

UN warning about heroine use in Europe

2017.07.04

Opiates, with heroine leading the list, are responsible for 70% of negative effects on health from drug use. On a global scale, between 2012 - 2015, deaths from overdose of this substance increased 119%. ...

Women incarcerated for a drug offense on the increase worldwide

2017.06.26

The number of women incarcerated for a drug offense is increasing worldwide. The global female prison population, in fact, has risen by 50% in the last 15 years while the general prison population by ...