Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known as “Otoniel,” was taken into custody by government forces this weekend amid specualtion that he handed himself in.
Luxembourg is set to become the first nation in Europe to legalise cannabis.
A row over whether a group of hippos introduced to Colombia by the cocaine baron should be sterilised and culled has led to the animals being granted “interested persons” status.
In 2016, for the first time, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs explicitly recommended decriminalising drug possession and use.
Assassinations have doubled from January through August 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.
Four women and their male boss jailed for 37 years after selling party drugs, including their own heart-shaped ecstasy, while disguised as delivery riders during London lockdowns.
Fentanyl produced by Mexican criminal groups is driving a sharp increase in deaths from overdoses in the U.S.
Hazrat Wali was killed in a sports field in front of children aged 12 and 13 playing rugby. He’s the 26th teenager to be killed in London this year.
The United Arab Emirates has a track record of dishing out super-harsh drug penalties.
The Rastafarian community fears that the momentum to legalize marijuana has gone up in smoke.
But drug safety experts told VICE World News it will be ineffective and fail to stem problem use.
Death threats against Mexican law enforcement are common, as are corrupt police.