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A Mexican judge says 2 people can legally use cocaine — but they can’t buy or sell it

A court in Mexico ordered the government to allow plaintiffs to "possess, transport and use cocaine," but not to sell or buy it.
It was a hot one.

2 men got trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine in record heat and had to call police for help

The men locked themselves inside the container located in the Antwerp port and needed police assistance getting out. They remain in custody.

16 Marines were arrested in relation to human smuggling and drug crimes

The dramatic bust follows the arrest of two other Marines earlier this month for allegedly smuggling undocumented immigrants for financial gain.

A fleet of boats, a corrupt crew, and fresh locks — here’s how smugglers loaded $1 billion worth of cocaine onto a ship owned by JPMorgan

Federal agents took about a week to weigh and catalog the nearly 20 tons of cocaine seized on the MSC Gayane.
Parents who unwind with a joint are more likely to discipline than non-substance users, new research found.

Advocates say marijuana makes them better parents, but a new study links pot use with more punitive parenting

Moms and dads who reported using more than one substance were most likely to use discipline, particularly physical discipline like spanking.
People may combine these two drugs for a heightened hallucinogenic effect.

A London teenager died after overdosing on ‘Calvin Klein,’ a party drug that’s a lethal mix of ketamine and cocaine

Katya Tsukanova, a talented violinist, collapsed and died on June 18 after taking the drug cocktail, which can seriously damage brain functioning.
Activists wear hoods depicting families of victims killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. The UN will now investigate this effort for human rights abuses.

The UN is investigating a key US ally for a brutal drug war that’s killed an estimated 27,000 people

The UN Human Rights Council approved a proposal to investigate the drug war in the Philippines, which may have claimed over 27,000 lives.
President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices

The plan would have banned pharmacy benefit managers from profiting on deals cut between drugmakers and insurance plans.
MSC Gayane

4 surprising facts about the $1 billion of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan

The sheer quantity of cocaine, the JPMorgan link, the ship's Liberian flag, and a string of West African drug busts make for interesting reading.

Here’s why JPMorgan doesn’t seem concerned that a ship it owns was just seized with $1 billion of cocaine on board

A column by Matt Levine, a finance columnist at Bloomberg Opinion and former lawyer, gave four reasons why JPMorgan should be in the clear.