Designers Drugs On The Rise As 'Traditional' Drugs Decline; UN Warns 'Adverse Effects' Of New Substances Are 'Poorly Understood'

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:59

While the usage of certain well-known illegal drugs like cocaine and heroin are declining in many places, potentially deadly designer drugs are increasing and offering "legal highs."


176 Countries Adopt Global Deal to Fight Illegal Tobacco Trade

By | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 12:49

Health officials from 176 countries on Monday agreed to a deal to combat the illegal tobacco trade at WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.