Teenagers are to be used as "influencers" in order to discourage their classmates from taking drugs in the UK's biggest trial of a school-based drug prevention programme.
Cocaine users have "blood on their hands" and should be fined up to 100 per cent of their income if caught in possession, MPs have heard.
A former government advisor on drug policy has said that the UK has created the “monster” of high-potency cannabis “by obsessing over the harms” of the drug.
A rapper has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for the manslaughter of Holby City actor John Michie’s daughter.
Drug smugglers who ran a £30million drugs ring from Stoke-on-Trent were jailed for a total of 100 years today.
The TUC’s senior policy officer has warned that mandatory drug testing could actually lead to more dangerous workplaces.
A man cut off his own dog's head and setting a family’s house alight after overdosing on Spice, a court heard.
Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has said that legalising cannabis would stop the ‘criminal’ cannabis supply chain that ‘does not give-a-monkeys’ about the health effects of the drug.
A pensioner was among a three cannabis growers caught running a £720,000 cannabis farm inside an agricultural greenhouse.
A couple in their 70's have been detained after a "large amount of cocaine" was found in their cabin on a cruise ship returning from the Caribbean.
A journalist who investigated county lines drug gangs in South Wales says she was told of teens being trafficked during her research, and told Eamonn how drug dealing affects the local community
Buckingham University is aiming to start a “revolution” to make drug-taking “socially unacceptable” – and plans to ask students to sign a contract pledging not to take illegal substances.
Dan Wootton clashes with a drug reform campaigner over whether it's right for universities to offer advice on how to reduce risks when taking drugs
US authorities have discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel leading from a house in Mexico to an abandoned KFC in Arizona. The building's owner, thought to be a cartel member, has been arrested
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking after a boat was seized in the English Channel
Many police officers feel their efforts to enforce the law on possession of cannabis have "little or no impact" on offenders' use of the drug, according to a study
Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil
The mother of Billy Caldwell, whose severe epilepsy is kept at bay with medicinal cannabis, says the 'war' on the substance is over after Sajid Javid promised a review into its use
A medical cannabis user tells talkRADIO how he fears legal repercussions from his marijuana use, despite the fact his doctor supports him using it
Steve Moore of the drug policy think-tank Volte Face says all festivals must introduce drug testing after Mutiny Festival deaths
Georgia Jones and Tommy Cowan died after taking a "bad batch" of drugs at Portsmouth's Mutiny Festival
A small quantity of crystal meth was discovered in a toilet inside the Home Office - at the same time as the Home Secretary posed with a sniffer dog
Cannabis companies are performing well on the stock market, and investors are seeing the opportunity.
Six of the 10 towns and cities with the highest rates of fatalities related to the substances are coastal holiday resorts
A victim of John Worboys has said she is thrilled with the High Court's decision on his release
Judges ruled the Parole Board must make a 'fresh determination' in the case of John Worboys
A police chief has said more than 100 people were arrested in an anti-drugs operation
A six-year-old with epilepsy is calling for medical cannabis to be legalised, along with many others
Justice Secretary David Gauke is examining a change to decisions on where inmates are held
The Home Office says it is exploring 'every option' for the child who has a rare form of epilepsy
Marcin Jaworksi had been deported five months before the shipment was made to him
Neil Coles from Addaction says many Xanax pills sold on social media are fake
A primary school has had to ask parents to stop smoking cannabis at the gates
Martin James Neil and Stephen John Neil have been charged along with two Spaniards and an Italian national
The police were contacted however when they found Charlotte Guy had already killed herself
The family in Ruian, China say they did not notice any particular bad smell coming from the room
Hatter launched into a 'frenzied' attack on dealer after throwing money at him
Mike Graham and Katie Perrior clashed with drugs campaigner Danny Kushlick
Julia Hartley-Brewer says the only reason John Worboys hasn't committed another rape is because he's been in prison
Serial rapist John Worboys was jailed indefinitely in 2009, with a minimum term of eight years, for drugging and sexually assaulting women passengers
Mahad Yusuf and Fesal Mahamud admitted the charges against them
Although police say they have proved the claims are false some on social media believe this is a cover-up
Twenty-seven people were found outside lying on grass complaining of symptoms such as hallucinations, rapid heartbeats and cramps
Reports say some cartels may also be carrying hand grenade-sized IEDs known as potato bombs
Daniel Rushing has been given £28,269 by Florida due to his arrest in 2015
It is thought that the man is a member of the Sun Yee On triad, a Chinese organised crime syndicate
The fire at an Islamic school killed two teachers and 21 students aged between 6 and 17 years old
Daniel Simons says he taught himself programming after his father bought him a computer and CD at the age of 12
Judge Penny Moreland says the men in the gang targeted teenagers and young women who were 'young, impressionable, naive and vulnerable'
The teenager was also taken to the police station for his own safety as his mother was angry
The drugs were discovered in an Austrian van in Lower Saxony
Raids across Lewisham and the borough of Kensington and Chelsea saw more then 30 apprehended by Metropolitan Police