These illegal drugs are the fastest-growing group of new psychoactive substances and an increasing source of overdoses — ScienceDaily

Made in clandestine laboratories and sold widely across the United States, the diverse class of drugs known as synthetic cannabinoids presents a growing public health threat. In a new study, Scripps Research scientists have devised a way to deactivate these designer drugs after they’ve been administered — offering a potential path for treating addiction and […]

Sri Lanka returns illegal waste to Britain after court order

Sri Lanka has started shipping 242 containers of hazardous back to Britain as more Asian countries fight against being used as the world’s trash dump Sri Lanka has started shipping 242 containers of hazardous waste, including body parts from mortuaries, back to Britain after a two year court battle by an environment watchdog, officials said […]