Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicDrug use

Topic: Drug use

Does criminalisation curb drug consumption? What the use of NDPS Act in Mumbai tells us

A poorly conceived NDPS Act, an overzealous Mumbai police force and an apathetic judiciary together lead to the exploitation of the very people the law purports to protect.

First wave of Covid in India led to increase in misuse of antibiotics, study shows

According to a Washington University study, such misuse of drugs is considered inappropriate as antibiotics are only effective against bacterial and not viral infections such as Covid.

Why do many Americans support legalising marijuana?

Interest in making marijuana legal in America has exploded over the last 30 years, and it doesn't have much to do with use, geography or demographics.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.