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Inquest at London Gay Sauna After Three Die From Drugs

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
Three men have died within eight months of each other after partying too hard at a London gay sauna, causing the 24-hour, drug- and smoke-free venue to beef up their searches for illicit drugs. A joint inquest is now being held in Southwark.

Cocaine Makes You Vulnerable to HIV, But Marijuana Can Help In Treatment

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 8
New studies show that cocaine increases users’ susceptibility to HIV, but cannabis could be useful as a therapeutic treatment for patients living with HIV.

Transgressive Alcohol: Agwa de Bolivia Coca Leaf Liqueur

FOOD/DRINK | By Mark Thompson | Apr 30
Not unlike the recent resurgence of another green liqueur, the formerly-outlawed absinthe, Agwa de Bolivia Coca Leaf is treading on edgy ice with the production of the world’s first liqueur made from Bolivian coca leaves.

Tainted cocaine kills 3, sickens dozens

HEALTH | By Jon Gambrell | Sep 1
Nearly a third of all cocaine seized in the United States is laced with a dangerous veterinary medicine - a livestock de-worming drug that might enhance cocaine’s effects but has been blamed in at least three deaths and scores of serious illnesses.

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