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UN's "Day Against Drug Abuse" Raises Tough Questions

By Victoria Kim

At a conference of world leaders in Vienna, the US Drug Czar announces the end of the "war on drugs," but says legalization is no "silver bullet." MORE  

Crystal Meth Threatens Afghanistan

By McCarton Ackerman

Some fear a new addiction crisis could cripple the drug and war-ravaged nation. MORE  

Uppers Rock the World

By Will Godfrey

According to a new UN report, global use of cheap, synthetic uppers like meth and mephedrone has overtaken both heroin and cocaine, with Asia leading the way. MORE  

New Drugs, New Markets: United Nations Releases World Drug Report

By Dirk Hanson

UN drug report says amphetamines have eclipsed heroin and cocaine as world’s 2nd most popular illegal drug. MORE  

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