drugs and society

US raises legal age for cigarettes, vape

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a sweeping spending bill into law, including a measure that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.

Russia to appeal four-year doping ban

Russia will appeal against the decision to ban the country from major sporting competitions for four years, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) said.

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine sentenced to 2 years

Tekashi 6ix9ine, the flamboyant Brooklyn rapper who carried out a series of violent crimes before informing on his former gang associates, was sentenced to 2 years in prison on Wednesday.

Teen vaping of marijuana on rise, survey finds

Vaping remained popular among teens across the United States in 2019, according to a new report, and there were significant increases in vaping of marijuana by eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders.

Further restrictions placed on Trump's foreign leader calls

President Donald Trump's senior aides have further restricted the number of administration officials allowed to listen to the President's phone calls with foreign leaders since his July 25 call with Ukraine's President was revealed and became the

Mexico's former top cop indicted in drug trafficking conspiracy

Mexico's former public security secretary has been arrested in the United States and charged in a drug trafficking conspiracy that involved taking millions of dollars in bribes from imprisoned drug cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, federal prosecutors said.

Police: Narcotics found on Juice WRLD's plane

Police investigating the sudden death of rapper and singer Juice WRLD say they found 41 bags of a substance suspected to be marijuana and bottles of suspected liquid codeine in luggage from his plane.