Due to violent crime and kidnappings, the U.S. State Department warns Americans from going to six Mexican states and suggests to reconsider visiting seven others. Thirty of Mexico's 32 states have travel advisories in effect.
Ketamine has come a long way from general anesthetic to club drug to therapeutic psychedelic. Only the authorities would use it for the wrong reasons, as in the case of Elijah McClain.
The controversy currently embroiling Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has detoured into the question of whether she used drugs while "partying" with friends captured in a video. Did she inhale "flour" - Finnish slang for coke?
The Colombian publication SEMANA is reporting Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins died of a drug overdose on March 25. The band was in Bogota to perform at the Esteréo Picnic festival.
In a televised speech on Feb. 24, Russian president Vladimir Putin said Ukraines are "terrorists" and "a gang of drug addicts and neo-Nazis." The truth is Ukraine has low-level use of marijuana, poppy, heroin and cocaine.