Drugs And Jurisdiction

What You Need To Know About Drugs

Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person's body works. You've probably heard that drugs are bad for you, but what does that mean and why are they bad?

Drug Pleasure Ratings

The Net Pleasure Index is the first ever attempt to define and rank drugs in terms of the overall balance of pleasures and harms. It was developed with the specific aim of exploring the balance of positives and negatives for users of different drugs.

Drug Abuse Symptoms, Facts And Statistics

Drug abuse is a major problem in the United States. Perhaps the most significant issue concerning drug abuse is the fact that it can easily lead to addiction; however, the abuse of drugs alone can have serious ramifications on a person’s health an...

Top 10 Drugs And Their Effects

Video explains 10 different types of drugs popularly used and its effects.

Drug Facts

Get the facts on how drugs affect the brain and body.

What Are Class A,B And C Drugs?

Illegal drugs are put into three different classes in the UK - A, B, and C. Find out more.

Illegal Drug Use Around The World

Global illegal drug use is expected to rise by 25% over the next few decades as rapid urbanization, industrialization, and population growth in developing countries fuel the demand for illegal substances, the UN’s anti-drug agency said in its new ...

Drug Laws Around The World

Countries across the world take very different approaches from decriminalisation to lengthy prison sentences and even death. Does anyone get it right?

Drug Laws And Policies In Different Countries

When it comes to penalties for the sale and use of illicit drugs, each country has its own set of rules and regulations. What may be deemed socially acceptable in one part of the world may literally be punishable by death in another. The following...

The Global Drug Survey 2014 Findings

Reflections on the results of the world’s biggest ever drug survey by Dr Adam Winstock.

Top 10 Countries With The Most Liberal Drug Policies

There are endless approaches to drug policy, and it is unclear which approach is most effective – governments can vacillate and vary between stringent or lenient policies, and may either favor decriminalization or enforce extremely severe laws and...

Drugs In Portugal: Did Decriminalization Work?

At the recommendation of a national commission charged with addressing Portugal's drug problem, jail time was replaced with the offer of therapy. The argument was that the fear of prison drives addicts underground and that incarceration is more ex...

Punishment For Offences

NDPS Act views drug offences very seriously and penalties are stiff. The quantum of sentence and fine varies with the offence. For many offences, the penalty depends on the quantity of drug involved - small quantity, more than small but less than ...

Taboo: Drugs

Examination of drug use around the world. Find out why mind-altering drugs commonly used in ancient cultures banned in modern ones.

Drug Law Reform

A corporate lawyer who openly takes drugs and thinks all drugs should be legalised. He says drug use is prolific across all industries so the only sensible thing to do is make it all legal.

10 Countries With The Toughest Laws In The World

You don't want to be caught in these countries with the drugs.

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Drugs And Jurisdiction

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There are many illegal substances out in the world and it is better advised to stay away if you don't want to end up behind the bars.