Mephedrone will soon join the list of banned drugs, as a result of the advice of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to classify it as a Class B drug alongside cannabis and amphetamines.
The Independent’s Michael Savage put in a Freedom of Information request on the results of compulsory drugs testing (CDT) in the British Army during 2000 to 2009.
Mephedrone-related deaths are being reported in the press without all the right questions being asked.
In December 2007, in the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), I highlighted an increased cocaine positive rate in the British Army between 2003 and 2007.
Is cannabis use in young people the gateway to hard drugs? Yes, says Ann Stoker of the National Drug Prevention Alliance.
Mephedrone, a designer drug, is a "legal high" that can be purchased via the internet, and has euphoric effects akin to cocaine or ecstasy, both of which are class A drugs.
Ten years ago, the Home Affairs Committee’s Special Report on Drugs and Prisons made a series of recommendations that are still being ignored by the Ministry of Justice.
Too many clinical trials produce results that are statistically significant but clinically meaningless, according to two US cardiologists.