POT TV – Al Jazeera investigates pharmaceutical abuse in India, heroin in Tanzania and cannabis in Uruguay.
How much do you know about drugs?
Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal Scientific Reports.
In the 1930s, Harry J. Anslinger, the first head of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, embarked on a fierce anti-marijuana campaign.
How did a law to regulate heroin traffic turn into the costly, futile War on Drugs?
The U.S. government wasted $7.6 billion on an ill-conceived drug war in Afghanistan that was doomed to failure from the start, according to a scathing new report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
The polarized legalization debate leads to exaggerated claims and denials about pot's potential harms. The truth lies in between.
Workers for one of Colorado's biggest marijuana businesses learned Wednesday they can be fired for smoking pot on the job or using cocaine any time.
DEMORCRACY NOW - As we continue our conversation on the nationwide shift towards liberalizing drug laws, we are joined by the groundbreaking neuro-psycho-pharmacologist Dr. Carl Hart. He is the first tenured African-American professor in the sciences at Columbia University where he is an associate professor in the psychology and psychiatry departments. He is also a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse and a Research Scientist in the Division of Substance Abuse at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
In its latest progress report on Afghanistan to the U.S. Congress, the Pentagon warned that the 2013 poppy harvest was expected to be "considerably" bigger than the 2012 yield.