He said it largely depends on the personality of the user and what they are going through before they take the drug.
Tracking how the trade of drugs in clubs has shifted over the past 20 years in the UK.
Read this open letter, signed by a number of prominent Australians, calling for pill testing at festivals.
Some believe "drug checking" stations, which test drugs for harmful substances, set up outside festivals could help curb the deaths.
Some advice that would have been more useful than: "You will die if you do drugs."
The pharmaceutical executive admits he's bowing to public pressure after Hillary Clinton hinted at new regulations for the drug industry.
Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?
I was prescribed Cymbalta at age 17. Years later, when I tried to get off the drug, the withdrawal I experienced was excruciating.
But they're also putting their strongest warning label on the package.
This afternoon, a key advisory committee for the Food and Drug Administration voted 18-6 to approve a drug called flibanserin, which advocates say could help women with a low or non-existent sex drive.
Thanks to the online drug markets and advances in chemistry, pills in Britain—and throughout Europe—have become extremely potent.
Fake antimalarial pills sold on the black market have helped create a drug resistant malaria strain. We look at who's selling them and the problems they're causing.
Would the economy benefit? What about public health? Would xenophobia stop because everyone would be too busy telling each other they're the best friend they've ever had?
Peace, love, hugs, and jaw-clenching in a dark, sweaty basement.
Alex works in the central office of a non-disclosed national Australian bank as a lender. Until last year he was using ice at work. Here's how he did it.
If you're between 18 to 30 and like a few music-related Facebook pages, you may have seen an ad saying "Busted with possession or supply of drugs at Field Day? Call Sydney's best drug lawyers!"
Megg, Mogg, & Owl is a weekly comic by NYT bestseller, Simon Hansellman. In this thrilling episode, the characters are still in Amsterdam, high out of their minds (again).
Owl showed up to save Megg and Mogg, but it seems like they've saved themselves. Now they're back to being jerks.
They're cheap, they're legal, and they're easy to get a hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax, and Tramadol?
A is for addiction, B is for bouncers, C is for coming up, and D, of course, is for dealers.
Researchers who have advocated against legalizing pot have also been on the payroll of top pharmaceutical firms with products that could be easily replaced by using marijuana. Could this be a major conflict of interest in the pot debate?
There are a million legal ways to get high, from airplane glue to just holding your breath for a while. In fact, most legal highs suck. But for many people, especially very young people, legal highs are the easiest way to pleasantly scramble your brain th…
Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin was the man who figured out how to hotwire our souls. He gave the world the drug that changed it—MDMA, which was already extant but not at all on the agenda until Sasha introduced his synthesis to a gang of lucky eggheads in the
We asked our Manc photographer Chris Bethell and his friend Bekky Lonsdale to put together a photographic love story to the city for us. It didn't disappoint.