Drug addiction in Scandinavia

Denmark approves medical cannabis trial

2016.11.08

The Danish government announced that as of 2018, doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis to certain patients. The four-year pilot project will allow a defined patient group with multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, ...

Quality of cannabis improves

2015.11.20

The cannabis sold on the streets of Denmark is stronger than ever. The concentration of THC, one of the largest and most well-known active ingredients in marijuana, has in fact tripled in the past ...

If you smoke cannabis pay attention to your oral hygiene

2015.08.06

Smoking cannabis can be bad for teeth. According to the Danish dentists association, Tandlægeforeningen, cannabis can cause tooth decay, gingivitis, periodontal disease, fungal infections, dry mouth and a stinging, burning sensation in the mouth. ...

Junkie films his own hell in Oslo

2015.02.20

Getting the day's first shot of heroin with a syringe straight in the throat: this would be a typical start to the day for Magnus Lilleberg. The director plays the starring role in his ...

Swedish drug users need syringe exchange programmes

2015.01.28

Needle and syringe exchange programmes should be introduced across the country, Sweden’s Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) writes in a new report. Asking the public authorities to introduce nationwide programs to improve access and distribution ...

Sweden discards cannabis to go after K2

2014.11.11

Sweden wants to outlaw synthetic cannabis, namely the mixtures of dried herbs and chemicals known mostly as spice or K2. The substances can easily be bought online and the Swedish media has been debating ...