drug use

These countries medically prescribe heroin, should SA follow suit?

It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.


Slice of Life: 'She made a joke out of my friend's death'

Nelisiwe Msomi

When Mark died, emergency services left his body on the pavement in central Pretoria for hours.


It's time to end SA's war on drugs

Shaun Shelly

Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more, argue experts.


Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users

Shaun Shelly

A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012.


Drug users run the risk of HIV transmissions

Ina Skosana

More harm reduction policies and programmes will help reduce dangers of practices such as sharing dirty needles and ‘flashblooding’.