Tagged: drugs

Marte Mjøs Persen, Nygårdsparken

Bergen tackles the heroin crisis

With treatment options, social workers, and safe injection sites, Norway’s second city is getting addiction off the streets and breaking the generational cycle of drug abuse Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It was...

Norwegian youth drink less

On Aug. 12, The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) reported that Norwegian youth are consuming less alcohol than they did ten years ago. They are also smoking less and using less drugs,...

Police plan clamp down on drug abuse

Heavy fines, loss of license and the loss of rights to take care of own children are some of the measures which will be taken against persons caught while purchasing hashish for their own use,...

220 million dollar malaria drugs initiative launched in Oslo

Oslo – Eleven mainly African countries are to be offered cheaper, more effective malaria drugs as part of a partnership between international agencies and governments, officials said Friday. Benin, Cambodia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger,...