Legal highs: Worth the risk?
As the use of legal highs rises, Hannah McGrory discusses whether the high is worth the fallout… or not
Student drug kingpin jailed
Liam Reynolds and a gang of Leeds students ordered drugs from abroad using the Silk Road marketplace and sold them on to students
5 reasons not to go out this week
Save your time, money and liver this weekend by opting not to go out, says Robert Firth
University isn’t the problem
David Brierley argues that the blame for the ever-present problems of stress and depression cannot be so easily laid on the apparent ‘University Lifestyle’
Nando’s Napkin Gets Dealer Nicked- Needs Image
Manchester drug dealer busted after his fingerprints were left on a Nando’s napkin
William S. Burrough: The man and the legend
Alister Pearson looks back at the life of the controversial writer William S. Burroughs, who was born a century ago this year
Cannabis: The other side
Tim Harcourt-Powell tells the story of a student struggling with a major cannabis problem
UK drugs policy is failing
Following the tragic death of a man at Warehouse Project, Josh Knowles examines Britain’s policy on drugs and argues that we need drastic reform
Wait for the drop…
Emily Thomas discusses how drug-taking has become endemic at Warehouse Project, with tragic consquences
Following the recent death of one man and the hospitalisation of several others at the Warehouse Project, it’s more important than ever for students to be aware of drug-taking risks.
Salford students convicted of drug dealing
Class A, B, and C drugs found in Salford dorm room
Young Brits’ drug use is fueling organised crime in West Africa
Christian Barrow tells us why students need to consider the worldwide impacts of purchasing recreational drugs
Students to face random ‘smart drug’ tests?
10% of students in the UK take ‘cognitive enhancing’ drugs
Students over-estimate number of peers taking drugs
90% believe peers are taking drugs, compared with the reality of 54%
Police seize estimated £1m in drugs and drug money
Police raid 13 houses across Stockport and North Wales in drug operation
Man reveals drug empire during murder trial
A man has been jailed for six years after revealing a drug empire while giving evidence in a murder trial
Column: Time to move on, Manchester.
When a band like The Courteeners is able to sell out the MEN Arena, there must be a clear dearth of anything remotely listenable coming out of the city.
Britain’s best loved drug smuggler – an interview with Howard Marks
The proud former leader of a hashish trafficking empire talks about legalising cannabis and eating dog food
We didn’t make a fuss in case they abolished us – former drugs advisor
In an exclusive interview, David Nutt’s colleague tells The Mancunion about being ‘told off’ for criticising government drug policy