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UoM students jailed for running dark web drug empire

£800,000 worth of drugs were sold on the dark web

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Preview: Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse

The University of Manchester is to hold a symposium to discuss current recreational drug policies

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Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

AI robot, Eve, helped researchers at The University of Manchester and Cambridge to find that a toothpaste ingredient is effective against a drug-resistant malaria parasite

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UoM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week

Emma Shanks caught up with a sample of mainly students ahead of University of Manchester’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, to talk about the ongoing issue of substance abuse

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Martin Shkreli Harvard talk interrupted by fire alarm and walk-outs

Invited by a student group, Shkreli’s talk at Harvard University was met with protests and controversy

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Why we have to promote safe drug use

With many drug-related deaths per year, greater efforts should be made in drug use education

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50,000 nitrous oxide canisters found at Fallowfield house

Over 50,000 laughing gas canisters have been confiscated by Greater Manchester Police at a house in Fallowfield

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Global News

This week in global news

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War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate

With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back

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Review: HAIR the Musical

Hair the Musical at Hope Mill theatre certainly leaves the audience on a high

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Review: Yage Is Our Life

An insightful and poignant look into the effect that the commericialistion of yage is having on the indigenous people of Putumayo, Colombia

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Women more likely to die from taking ecstasy

Female hormones mean that women are at a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal side effects of ecstasy