A Connecticut man who federal authorities say was a player in the notorious French Connection heroin ring of the 1960s and 1970s is set to be sentenced to at least five years in prison in a new drug case.
Laos was once a major opium producer—and now production is growing again after eradication efforts had dramatically slashed it. But this time around, authorities may take a more tolerant and realistic approach.
One dealer has ben capitalizing on America's latest health panic to sell his deathly wares.
Tracking the heroin produced in Afghanistan’s remote mountains through to the streets of Europe and beyond, photographers Antoinette de Jong and Robert Knoth, the authors of Poppy: Trails of Afghan Heroin, have documented how drugs, armed conflict, tr...
A just-published literature review assessing the potential adverse effects associated with habitual marijuana smoking has the mainstream media in a reefer mad frenzy. Predictably, however, the paper’s conclusions are far less sensational than the media headlines.