Home > Medical > Addiction > News News All sections in Addiction » About Addiction » Alcohol » Gambling Addiction » Addiction News » Rehabilitation and Help » Your Guide to Drugs New test for Tik takes a few seconds According to experts a quick test for methamphetamine might reduce violence and accidents caused by the drug. 9 out of 10 US docs ill-prepared to prescribe dagga The dagga debate has been going strong since SA legalised dagga for private use. But what do doctors know about the medicinal use of marijuana? Surgery may trigger opioid abuse in teens and young adults Opioids can be highly addictive when used incorrectly. Researchers established that post-surgical opioid use can increase the risk of addiction. Talk Divorce support » Ask Addiction Expert » Quiz Are you depressed? » Like Health24 on Facebook » 13 strange ways to get high The truth about college binge drinking Substance abuse? There's an app for that Apps are being used for the treatment of more and more conditions – and substance abuse is the latest on the list. Legalised dagga may lead to more road accidents Studies about the dangers of smoking dagga and driving have not resulted in any definite conclusions. Youthful drinking linked to health problems later in life A study found that negative effects were observed even among former drinkers who had been free from alcoholism for decades. Legalise illicit drugs and save lives, says ex-cop An organisation called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) is campaigning for police to adopt a more humane approach to drug users. Dagga can lead to smart kids making dumb choices – study With South Africa in the process of legalising dagga, a new study concludes that brainy students on marijuana tend to make irrational decisions. Lethal drug remains unregulated in China Despite having killed thousands of people, carfentanil is not a controlled substance in China, where it is manufactured legally and sold openly online. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher!