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Drug Dealers Say Coronavirus Is Already Affecting Supply and Demand

"Prices on an ounce [of weed] have gone up from £160 to £240."

New Fingerprint Technology Can Tell If You've Taken Coke Recently

University of Surrey researchers have figured out a new way to test for cocaine and yes, it works – we tried it.

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Carnival Says It’ll Give You Free Drinks If You Don’t Cancel Your Cruise

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