While South Africa seems intent on legalising dagga, what is the stance that fellow BRICS member nations have taken on cannabis?
In this study, the relationship between reasons for school dropout and substance use is investigated.
"when it comes to recreational use, the problem becomes one of how much you are smoking and for how long. Studies have shown that regular users can develop cognitive and behavioral problems, and an increased risk of anxiety and depression."
Research estimates that unused state-owned land parcels in SA suitable for redistribution add up to about 1.2 million hectares, or 60% of the size of the Kruger National Park...
Children born near fracking sites are 25 percent more likely to weigh less than what is healthy at birth, according to a new study. Why this is happening isn’t clear, but the researchers believe that it might have to do with environmental pollution, which may have negative health effects on mothers — and their babies.
Whilst people are divided on the issue, many of those who support “assisted suicide” or “assisted dying”, as euthanasia is also called, have founded their beliefs on several myths that surround the practice.
Concerned parents in California are standing up against the implementation of the present comprehensive sex education curricula where children as young as 11 are exposed to sexually explicit content.