Jul 9, 2014

Recreational pot goes on sale in Washington state

Washington on Tuesday became the second U.S. state to allow people to buy marijuana legally without a doctor’s note as eager customers who lined up outside stores made their purchases and savored the moment. People began buying marijuana at 8 a.m. at Top Shelf ...

Colorado lights up recreational pot industry

Jan 2, 2014

Colorado lights up recreational pot industry

The first recreational marijuana industry in the U.S. opened in Colorado, kicking off an experiment that will be watched closely around the world. Activists hope to prove that legalization is a better alternative than the costly American-led war on drugs.

May 30, 2013

Synthetic drug use rising in Europe: report

New synthetic psychoactive substances are making their way into Europe, where the Internet is becoming a big challenge in the fight against illicit drugs, the continent’s drug agency warned Tuesday. Drug use in Europe remains high even though the consumption of cannabis and cocaine ...