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Alfonso Serrano

Features

War on drugs leads to more potent narcotics: Study

Price of illegal drugs has declined while potency has increased, researchers warn.

Features

California prisoners continue hunger strikes

Prison protests against "cruel and inhumane conditions" are seen by officials as ploy by gang leaders to regain power.

Politics

Uruguay moves closer to legalising cannabis

Country's lower court approves key measure that allows government to regulate production and sale of the substance.