A Columbia University psychiatry professor talks about what he's learned from trying the drug himself and studying it over the years.
According to the Prison Officers Association, one guard who believed he was exposed to synthetic cannabis "spent the night tearing at the top of his head."
What would John Stewart Mill say about weed? Are psychedelics OK if they expand your mind? Are drugs a bad thing from a moral standpoint? We asked an expert.
When you've got a true problem with alcohol, your only two options are quitting or dying.
We need new, more flexible ways of regulating drugs—especially opioids—in order to truly protect the public.
The Progressive Conservative government made the decision due to "budget constraints."
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the latest celebrity to hire someone to keep them sober, but many experts don't think that sort of coaches are necessary.
We spoke to three people in various stages and methods of recovery to talk about how they relapsed during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and how they plan to make it through this year.
Australia's viral Stoner Sloth antidrug PSAs show why stigmatizing and mocking addicts never helps them.
In our documentary Rob Ford's Sobriety Coach: Inside the Manic Life and Work of Bob Marier, we spent time with Marier to get an inside look at his unique process.
Marc Lewis, a former drug addict and current neuroscientist, says the medical model of treating addiction needs to be challenged.
Part two of our Epicly Later'd season finale about the former pro skater whose tragic drunk driving accident changed his life forever.
Part three of our Epicly Later'd season finale about the former pro skater whose tragic drunk driving accident changed his life forever.
Part four of our Epicly Later'd season finale about the former pro skater whose tragic drunk driving accident changed his life forever.
Part one of the Epicly Later'd season finale about the former pro skater whose tragic drunk driving accident changed his life forever.
The Labor party's proposed tax hike on tobacco will almost double the price of a pack, and fuel the booming cigarette black market.
"If only he knew how little true pleasure I felt..."
Since British colonialists introduced the drug in the 40s, opium has destroyed the village of Longwa and eroded most of its social and political structures.
Called "pajdo," the drug is cheap and plentiful, but destroys the bodies of users who are already suffering under the crushing weight of poverty and racism.
What is it about smack that makes people want to throw away their lives?
Last week, Dr. Lisa Tseng was found guilty of second-degree murder for writing prescriptions that led to patient overdoses. But it's not clear that punishing doctors will help addicts in need.
We investigate if you're really getting ripped off, or are just a caffeine addicted parasite feeding off the third world.
I spoke to Tim Lee of New York Pathways about bad relationships, how abuse can lead to compulsive behavior, and why the term "sex addict" sucks.
The idea that one toke on a crack pipe destroys your life is popular, but it contradicts what we know about brain chemistry.