Fewer young people being treated for drugs even more admit to using - The Guardian

The number of young people in treatment for drug abuse in England has decreased for the ninth consecutive year, despite an increase in the percentage admitting to using drugs. There…

NHS hospitals treat the growing number of older people for drug abuse - The Guardian

An increasing number of middle-aged and elderly people are ending up in the hospital with serious mental health problems after taking drugs, revealing new NHS statistics. The number of people…

Canada legalizes cannabis

Canada has declared legal cannabis. The new regulation, which came into force on Wednesday night, allows adults to buy and transport up to 30 grams of marijuana. Consumption is now…

High stakes: cannabis capitalists seek funds to promote drug trade

In a Mayfair hotel ballroom some of the UK's largest banks and pension funds have come together to consider investing in a wonderful new ingredient that promises to revolutionize products…

A simple reason why many older Americans overdose on opioids

Researchers involved in the National Survey on Healthy Aging at the University of Michigan interviewed a nationally representative sample of 2,000 Americans, aged 50 to 80, about what their health…