The Christian Institute - Drugs News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drugs The latest drugs news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 14 Aug 2020 13:29:42 +0000 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 13:29:42 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Cannabis use costs Australia billions https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-use-costs-australia-billions/ Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:46:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-use-costs-australia-billions/ Priti Patel orders investigation into rising cocaine use https://www.christian.org.uk/news/priti-patel-orders-investigation-into-rising-cocaine-use/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:49:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/priti-patel-orders-investigation-into-rising-cocaine-use/ NI Health Minister commits to public consultation on alcohol pricing https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-health-minister-commits-to-public-consultation-on-alcohol-pricing/ Tue, 04 Aug 2020 15:49:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-health-minister-commits-to-public-consultation-on-alcohol-pricing/ Heroin and cocaine use up among teens and young adults https://www.christian.org.uk/news/heroin-and-cocaine-use-up-among-teens-and-young-adults/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:13:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/heroin-and-cocaine-use-up-among-teens-and-young-adults/ Police have criminals on the back foot in war on drugs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-have-criminals-on-the-back-foot-in-war-on-drugs/ Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:59:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-have-criminals-on-the-back-foot-in-war-on-drugs/ Study: Cannabis users more than twice as likely to be violent https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-cannabis-users-more-than-twice-as-likely-to-be-violent/ Fri, 12 Jun 2020 11:21:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-cannabis-users-more-than-twice-as-likely-to-be-violent/ Children caught with drugs at school up 27 per cent https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-caught-with-drugs-at-school-up-27-per-cent/ Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:38:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/children-caught-with-drugs-at-school-up-27-per-cent/ Drug driving prosecutions increased by a fifth in 2019 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drug-driving-prosecutions-increased-by-a-fifth-in-2019/ Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:37:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drug-driving-prosecutions-increased-by-a-fifth-in-2019/ Britain branded 'cocaine capital of Europe' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/britain-branded-cocaine-capital-of-europe/ Fri, 22 May 2020 14:00:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/britain-branded-cocaine-capital-of-europe/ Cannabis is addictive and leads to other drugs, studies agree https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-is-addictive-and-leads-to-other-drugs-studies-agree/ Thu, 30 Apr 2020 13:42:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-is-addictive-and-leads-to-other-drugs-studies-agree/ Pro-cannabis prof: 'I've changed my mind on legalisation' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-cannabis-prof-ive-changed-my-mind-on-legalisation/ Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:58:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-cannabis-prof-ive-changed-my-mind-on-legalisation/ Cannabis use increases COVID-19 risk, medics warn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-use-increases-covid-19-risk-medics-warn/ Thu, 16 Apr 2020 09:07:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-use-increases-covid-19-risk-medics-warn/ Footballer-turned-pastor: 'God turned my life around' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/footballer-turned-pastor-god-turned-my-life-around/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:59:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/footballer-turned-pastor-god-turned-my-life-around/ Recovering cannabis user: 'I was barely even there' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/recovering-cannabis-user-i-was-barely-even-there/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:03:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/recovering-cannabis-user-i-was-barely-even-there/ Minimum pricing comes into force in Wales https://www.christian.org.uk/news/minimum-pricing-comes-into-force-in-wales/ Fri, 06 Mar 2020 13:21:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/minimum-pricing-comes-into-force-in-wales/ Psychosis-driven knife attacker ‘smoked cannabis daily’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/psychosis-driven-knife-attacker-smoked-cannabis-daily/ Fri, 06 Mar 2020 09:50:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/psychosis-driven-knife-attacker-smoked-cannabis-daily/ Alcohol ads cause children to drink, study finds https://www.christian.org.uk/news/alcohol-ads-cause-children-to-drink-study-finds/ Tue, 03 Mar 2020 15:16:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/alcohol-ads-cause-children-to-drink-study-finds/ Scotland trials free alcohol for alcoholics https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scotland-trials-free-alcohol-for-alcoholics/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:07:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scotland-trials-free-alcohol-for-alcoholics/ Snapchat drug dealing a ‘growing threat’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snapchat-drug-dealing-a-growing-threat/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:57:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snapchat-drug-dealing-a-growing-threat/ Cannabis users told by police: 'Just say sorry and watch a video' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-users-told-by-police-just-say-sorry-and-watch-a-video/ Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:24:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-users-told-by-police-just-say-sorry-and-watch-a-video/