Drug traffickers thrive on their ability to penetrate national borders, but a new era of toxic, man-made highs could dissolve those boundaries and transform the global drug trade.
With marijuana legalized for medical use in Thailand, Bangkok’s stoners are emerging from the underground.
Picture hundreds of pounds of bud rotting in trash bags.
Buckling under the overdose crisis, Vancouver is giving people prescription opioids to save them from fentanyl on the street.
A groundswell of academic opinion suggests that psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin could be utilised to serve a raft of therapeutic benefits.
It will also allow police to focus their resources elsewhere, said the councilman who introduced the resolution.
We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.