DRUG OVERDOSE: 42 killed by drugs in Hervey Bay Qld region 2011 to 2015

Over 40 persons have died from hard drug overdoses which is almost 80% higher than the national average for that period. The Penington Institute’s Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017 has revealed the extent of drug overdoses since 2011. Detailed analysis of the report shows that locally 42 people died from an overdose in Hervey Bay Qld area between 2011 and 2015. According to John Ryan, CEO of Penington Institute, the numbers show that overdose is […]

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police to kill eldest son if hard drugs involvement ‘rumours’ are true

Bangkok: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he has ordered police to kill his eldest son if they can prove he is involved in smuggling or drug trafficking. “My orders are to kill you if you are caught, and I will protect the police who kill you,” Mr Duterte said he told his 42-year-old son Paolo Duterte, the vice mayor of the family’s southern home city of Davao. Paolo, who is known as Pulong, was accused of […]

Tobacco Production Quantity by Country shown in Global Map

  This chart shows Tobacco Production Quantity by Country. Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae  family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world. Tobacco contains the alkaloid nicotine, which is a stimulant. Dried […]

Meth, coke and oil: A drug bonanza in the Texas shale patch USA.

MIDLAND, Texas (Reuters) – When Joe Forsythe returned to the West Texas oilfields last year after a stint in a drug rehab facility, he figured he had beaten his addiction to methamphetamine. The 32-year-old rig worker and equipment handler lasted about a year before relapsing. “It’s easy to get back into that mentality,” said Forsythe, of Midland, Texas, who said he no longer uses drugs after several stints in rehab since 2015. “I’d work 24 […]

16 Health Benefits of Eating Cannabis (No.10 seems to have great value)

Weed can be a superfood if you can make it into an edible one. It was used for psychoactive agents as it has the power to treat gout and malaria. At this point, this unique plant provides the great chemical compounds such as vitamins, essential oils, and acids. Moreover, it has a high level of cannabinoid compounds  which have a role in promoting basic cell functions. **This article was taken from an Indian source espousing […]

Olivia Newton-John: Of Grease Movie fame. “Neutron Bomb” How marijuana is helping her beat cancer

OLIVIA Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 after finding a lump during a self-examination. She had a partial mastectomy and chemotherapy, and her treatment lasted almost a year. This time Newton-John was diagnosed with metastatic cancer, meaning the cancer in her bone was the same cancer she had suffered so long ago. It is a serious diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean the disease can’t be beaten or managed like a chronic illness, […]

It is legal to import but illegal to use – the drug flooding our streets .Read here…

Tonight hundreds of people in Melbourne’s nightclubs will each spend about $15 to buy a little soy sauce fish satchel containing a clear liquid with the intention of getting high. Some of them will wake (if they are lucky) in hospital casualty wards with no idea how they got there. The odds are that in another bar a woman will sip from a drink spiked with the same clear liquid (usually blended with cordial to […]

Ice deliveries cost less than pizza on the Sunshine Coast Qld Australia

Children of ice parents addicted to ice suffer severe neglect Rate of hospital admissions increases 20-fold in Queensland Dealers halve price of deadly ice ICE deliveries cheaper than pizza is ensuring the war on drugs wages on across the Sunshine Coast. It’s not just troubled youths using either, with lawyers, doctors and surgeons among the professionals becoming addicted as they cope with trauma, or deal with work pressures, The Sunshine Coast Daily reports. Anecdotally, cocaine […]

China-US mutual uderstanding and the New Opium War

Despite friction elsewhere, in the War on Drugs Beijing and Washington are on the same side. A policeman looks on as confiscated drugs are burned during a campaign ahead of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China June 22, 2017. China and the United States rarely agree. Whereas the U.S. has threatened to bomb North Korea, China considers the hermit kingdom a troublesome but worthwhile ally. The U.S. […]

Uruguay South America Begins Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales, Finally!

Published on Jul 20, 2017 Let’s see who’s first in line for some legal weed in Uruguay. Nearly four years after Uruguay became the first country to legalize recreational marijuana sales, the nation’s pharmacies have finally begun to actually sell cannabis to customers. So far, about 5,000 citizens that make up the nation’s population of 3.5 million have registered as consumers at the 16 pharmacies currently dispensing the product. The process involves fingerprint scanning for […]

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