Ecstasy helps us deal with drunks, say cops
09-August-2008, Australia, news.com.au
IF it was not for the prevalence of ecstasy in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, understaffed police say they would struggle to cope with the drunken violence.
Last Saturday night only 15 officers were rostered on to deal with up to 60,000 people in ...
I-100 author smokes foes
03-November-2005, United States, Rocky Mountain News
23-year-old turns tables on drug war with Denver victory
By Alan Gathright, Rocky Mountain News
November 3, 2005
It's not even noon and Mason Tvert already has hit seven television and five radio news shows in his post-election victory lap as ...
Study: Kudzu helps curb binge drinking
17-May-2005, United States, CNN.com
The hardy, invasive kudzu vine, introduced to this country decades ago to control soil erosion, could have what it takes to curb binge drinking, new research suggests.
Kudzu, an ever-expanding plant considered a pest in much of the South, appears ...
Williams says drugs made him fat
23-December-2004, United Kingdom, The New Zealand Herald
Robbie Williams says he would still be taking drugs if they did not make him fat.
The singer said his years of cocaine, ecstasy and alcohol addiction had given him some of the best times in his life.
Williams, 30, is currently clean after a ...
Pub yobs turning to hard drugs
13-October-2004, United Kingdom, News & Star
POLICE fear the success of a crackdown on drunken yobs is leading to a new drugs threat among West Cumbrian clubbers.
Officers now say that the number of people being caught in possession of hard drugs like cocaine and the dance drug Ecstasy is ...
30-40 drinks killed student
18-September-2004, United States, Colodaroan Online
Over a 10-hour time period, Samantha Spady consumed the equivalent of 30 to 40 drinks, mixing beer and hard liquor, Fort Collins Police officials said Friday. The 5-foot-6-inch, 126-pound Colorado State University sophomore, who died almost two ...
Researchers Link Alcohol to Seeing Movies
25-May-2004, United States, Associated Press
HANOVER, N.H. - Children in junior high school who watch lots of movies showing alcohol use are more likely to try drinking than those who aren't exposed to those films, Dartmouth Medical School researchers said in a symposium on substance abuse. ...
UK Home Sec. Threatens to End Happy Hours due to ...
12-May-2004, United Kingdom, Independent
"Happy hours" at pubs and clubs could be banned unless the drinks industry helps curb the rise in alcohol-fuelled violence, David Blunkett, the Home Secretary, warned yesterday.
The Government's threat to crack down on city centre licensees ...
Nigerian State Approves Inhumane Punishments for ...
08-May-2004, Nigeria, Associated Press
Kano -- Lawmakers in a mostly Islamic Nigerian state have approved a law calling for Muslims to be whipped and Christians to be jailed if they are caught drinking alcohol, officials said Saturday.
With tensions between Christians and Muslims ...
Experts Condemn New Craze for 'Snorting' Alcohol
16-February-2004, United Kingdom, PA News
A new craze for inhaling alcohol was today attacked by medical experts as a potential danger that could cause brain damage.
Drinks including vodka and absinthe can be "snorted" into the nose or inhaled into the mouth through a tube using a new ...
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