Head of German drug watchdog resists pressure to step down

Head of German drug watchdog resists pressure to step down

The head of Germany’s independent drug watchdog has criticised the pharmaceutical industry for allegedly trying to muzzle his institute for its often critical stance on drug companies.

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Police bust dope-dealing bodybuilders

Police bust dope-dealing bodybuilders

Drug dealers injure three police officers

Drug dealers injure three police officers

‘Like ordering pizza’: How ‘cocaine taxis’ are on the rise in Berlin

‘Like ordering pizza’: How ‘cocaine taxis’ are on the rise in Berlin

Record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth €1 billion seized in Hamburg

Record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth €1 billion seized in Hamburg

Police smash Germany’s biggest online drug market

Police smash Germany’s biggest online drug market

Berlin park’s ‘drug dealing zones’ spark outrage

Berlin park’s ‘drug dealing zones’ spark outrage

German police stumble upon huge stockpile of chemicals during routine call out

German police stumble upon huge stockpile of chemicals during routine call out

From iguanas to cocaine: Germany publishes list of customs seizures

From iguanas to cocaine: Germany publishes list of customs seizures

Cocaine worth €25 million found in Aldi banana boxes in north Germany

Cocaine worth €25 million found in Aldi banana boxes in north Germany

Germany is Europe’s drug capital, sewage system research reveals
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Germany is Europe’s drug capital, sewage system research reveals

Aachen police find €25,000 worth of heroin disguised as fast food meal

Aachen police find €25,000 worth of heroin disguised as fast food meal

‘Largest ever LSD haul in Germany’ seized in Rhineland-Palatinate

‘Largest ever LSD haul in Germany’ seized in Rhineland-Palatinate

Germany arrests Albanian over record cocaine smuggling

Germany arrests Albanian over record cocaine smuggling

Is Germany about to face a crisis of opioid deaths similar to the US?

Is Germany about to face a crisis of opioid deaths similar to the US?

German cities dominate European ranking on drug use

German cities dominate European ranking on drug use

German drug peddler, 83, busted in Sweden after golf course mishap

German drug peddler, 83, busted in Sweden after golf course mishap

German police association calls for complete legalization of cannabis

German police association calls for complete legalization of cannabis

2017 was record year for cocaine seizures

2017 was record year for cocaine seizures

How patients in Germany are still struggling to get cannabis, despite loosening of law

How patients in Germany are still struggling to get cannabis, despite loosening of law

Two thirds of Germans are against cannabis legalization, survey shows

Two thirds of Germans are against cannabis legalization, survey shows

‘Natural healer’ on trial for drugging group of doctors at seminar

‘Natural healer’ on trial for drugging group of doctors at seminar

Man busted by cops for using plastic penis during drug driving test

Man busted by cops for using plastic penis during drug driving test

Drug smuggler caught at Munich Airport with 95 bags of cocaine in his stomach

Drug smuggler caught at Munich Airport with 95 bags of cocaine in his stomach

Huge stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized in north Germany

Huge stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills seized in north Germany

10 things you should know about illegal drug use in Germany

10 things you should know about illegal drug use in Germany

German customs seize largest ever haul of cocaine, worth €800 million

German customs seize largest ever haul of cocaine, worth €800 million

Volkswagen exec arrested in Japan for consuming illegal drugs

Volkswagen exec arrested in Japan for consuming illegal drugs

Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

Berlin drug raids lead to arrest of four Islamist militants

Why are more German teens doing drugs at school?

Why are more German teens doing drugs at school?

Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana

Düsseldorf hopes to pull other cities onto weed legalization plan

Düsseldorf hopes to pull other cities onto weed legalization plan

German man arrested over Bali meth lab

German man arrested over Bali meth lab

Anti-drugs campaign is Scientology in disguise: spies

Anti-drugs campaign is Scientology in disguise: spies

Chemistry student breaks bad, analyses hard drugs in uni lab

Chemistry student breaks bad, analyses hard drugs in uni lab

Child hospitalized after father feeds her magic mushrooms

Child hospitalized after father feeds her magic mushrooms

Drug deaths surged by 20 percent in 2015

Drug deaths surged by 20 percent in 2015

Five dark drug secrets from oh-so-proper Germany

Five dark drug secrets from oh-so-proper Germany

Western firms tested drugs on East Germans in Cold War

Western firms tested drugs on East Germans in Cold War

Police blame rise in drug crime on refugee crisis

Police blame rise in drug crime on refugee crisis

Top Green MP steps down after drug bust

Top Green MP steps down after drug bust

Breaking Brandenburg: huge farm drug stash rumbled

Breaking Brandenburg: huge farm drug stash rumbled

Hapless junkie sends boyfriend’s lawyer heroin

Hapless junkie sends boyfriend’s lawyer heroin

Teen jailed for €4 million online drug business

Teen jailed for €4 million online drug business

Cannabis coffee shops given red light in Berlin

Cannabis coffee shops given red light in Berlin

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization

Brit arrested in Munich for meth smuggling

Brit arrested in Munich for meth smuggling

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

Alleged German Hells Angels boss out on bail

GPs ‘should check kids for internet addiction’

GPs ‘should check kids for internet addiction’

Man drugs girlfriend to keep playing videogames

Man drugs girlfriend to keep playing videogames

Car-sharing trip turns into cocaine nightmare

Car-sharing trip turns into cocaine nightmare

83-year-old gets second drug dealing sentence

83-year-old gets second drug dealing sentence

Drug experts plead for a better way

Drug experts plead for a better way

Police seize weed growing at Berlin station

Police seize weed growing at Berlin station

€15m of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes

€15m of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes

Drug-related crimes hit ten-year high

Drug-related crimes hit ten-year high

Cannabis lovers greet Green legalization plan

Cannabis lovers greet Green legalization plan

Man loses driving license over passive pot

Man loses driving license over passive pot

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Drugs chief wants easier access to cannabis

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Cocaine-cop trial stuns Bavarian town

Police union doesn’t have time for petty crime

Police union doesn’t have time for petty crime

Supreme Court rules on legal highs

Supreme Court rules on legal highs

German doc alleges state doping in Russia

German doc alleges state doping in Russia

German-Czech police smash crystal meth ring

German-Czech police smash crystal meth ring

Woman smuggles kilo of cocaine in stomach

Woman smuggles kilo of cocaine in stomach

330 kg of heroin found in pickle shipment

330 kg of heroin found in pickle shipment

Nurse ‘killed patients because he was bored’

Nurse ‘killed patients because he was bored’

Police find €20 million of cannabis in woods

Police find €20 million of cannabis in woods

‘Now I can grow cannabis at home’

‘Now I can grow cannabis at home’

Should Germany legalize cannabis?

Should Germany legalize cannabis?

Court allows patients to grow their own cannabis

Court allows patients to grow their own cannabis

MP: I took crystal meth to improve performance

MP: I took crystal meth to improve performance

Medicinal cannabis users challenge ban

Medicinal cannabis users challenge ban

Drug claims mount against top politician

Drug claims mount against top politician

Top MP suspected of buying crystal meth

Top MP suspected of buying crystal meth

Customs seize record €2m of amphetamines

Customs seize record €2m of amphetamines

Social worker fined for death of addict’s son

Social worker fined for death of addict’s son

City to give alcoholics beer to clean streets

City to give alcoholics beer to clean streets

Crystal meth use hits record level

Crystal meth use hits record level

How drug dealers in Germany are adapting to new corona reality

How drug dealers in Germany are adapting to new corona reality

‘Black people ban’ at Berlin pub ignites tension

‘Black people ban’ at Berlin pub ignites tension

Germany nabs Vatican-bound cocaine condoms

Germany nabs Vatican-bound cocaine condoms

Children, 11, taking crystal meth

Children, 11, taking crystal meth

German biathlete to learn doping fate end March

German biathlete to learn doping fate end March

Police make ‘sensational’ cannabis find

Police make ‘sensational’ cannabis find

Doctors criticized for ‘cannabis can kill’ study

Doctors criticized for ‘cannabis can kill’ study

Top drugs officer ‘had €250k of cocaine’

Top drugs officer ‘had €250k of cocaine’

Police hold woman, 76, for cocaine birthday bash

Police hold woman, 76, for cocaine birthday bash

Drug addict bank robber ‘wanted to go to jail’

Drug addict bank robber ‘wanted to go to jail’

Heroin worth €21.5m found in tomato cans

Heroin worth €21.5m found in tomato cans

Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes

Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes

Aldi cocaine banana haul a ‘logistical error’

Aldi cocaine banana haul a ‘logistical error’

Dutch clampdown drives cannabis farms east

Dutch clampdown drives cannabis farms east

Smuggler swallowed 124 bags of drugs

Smuggler swallowed 124 bags of drugs

Smoking cannabis farm gives game away to cops

Smoking cannabis farm gives game away to cops

Cop ‘was key’ to coke-in-doors smuggling

Cop ‘was key’ to coke-in-doors smuggling

Vets: Dogs overdose on drug-user poop

Vets: Dogs overdose on drug-user poop

German charged with murder-for-hire plot

German charged with murder-for-hire plot

Businessman sentenced to death for drug deal

Businessman sentenced to death for drug deal

Man spikes wife’s Capri Sun drink for more sex

Man spikes wife’s Capri Sun drink for more sex

Olympic chief plays down German doping

Olympic chief plays down German doping

German cycle champion spills doping secrets

German cycle champion spills doping secrets

Cops ‘turn’ Trojan elephant in drug drama

Cops ‘turn’ Trojan elephant in drug drama

Worried parents hire sniffer dog to check kids

Worried parents hire sniffer dog to check kids

Town gardeners wage war on rogue hemp

Town gardeners wage war on rogue hemp

Use of ‘designer drugs’ on the rise in Germany

Use of ‘designer drugs’ on the rise in Germany

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer

Nationwide cannabis limit rolls nearer

German jewel thief escapes Aussie police

German jewel thief escapes Aussie police

Big pharma ‘human guinea pigs’ spark anger

Big pharma ‘human guinea pigs’ spark anger

Maastricht hash cafes welcome back Germans

Maastricht hash cafes welcome back Germans

New manual sparks ‘what is normal?’ debate

New manual sparks ‘what is normal?’ debate

Police bag biggest-ever crystal meth haul

Police bag biggest-ever crystal meth haul

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points

Young Bavarians steal hydrangeas for highs

Young Bavarians steal hydrangeas for highs

German-Czech alliance fights crystal meth surge

German-Czech alliance fights crystal meth surge

Crystal meth usage rising in Germany

Crystal meth usage rising in Germany

Dutch invade German borderlands for beer

Dutch invade German borderlands for beer

Experts fear shortage of ‘unprofitable’ cancer drug

Experts fear shortage of ‘unprofitable’ cancer drug

Huge drug import ‘was sparked by police’

Huge drug import ‘was sparked by police’

German cops bust international drug ring

German cops bust international drug ring

Scandal as MP sparks up joint on TV

Scandal as MP sparks up joint on TV

Estate agent finds house hash plantation

Estate agent finds house hash plantation

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

Farmer starts ‘accidental cannabis plantation’

Drug-smuggling granny ‘did it to stay active’

Drug-smuggling granny ‘did it to stay active’

Former national goalie faces court over cocaine

Former national goalie faces court over cocaine

Police watched as brothel visitors drugged, robbed

Police watched as brothel visitors drugged, robbed

‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown

‘Red light king’ caught in brothel scam crackdown

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Northern state mulls ‘drug quality test’

Women on far more psycho drugs than men

Women on far more psycho drugs than men

Study: net replacing drugs as youth habit

Study: net replacing drugs as youth habit

Man held after trying to pay taxi with cannabis

Man held after trying to pay taxi with cannabis

‘Drug squirrel’ fear ahead of Dutch dope ban

‘Drug squirrel’ fear ahead of Dutch dope ban

Cops follow dogfight organiser’s tracks

Cops follow dogfight organiser’s tracks

Chocolate – the cash smugglers’ choice

Chocolate – the cash smugglers’ choice

Fewer drugs deaths but more crystal meth

Fewer drugs deaths but more crystal meth

Germans saddened by Whitney Houston’s death

Germans saddened by Whitney Houston’s death

Leftists suggest legal cannabis clubs

Leftists suggest legal cannabis clubs

Six arrests after suspected drug deal goes wrong

Six arrests after suspected drug deal goes wrong

More seniors addicted to drugs and alcohol

More seniors addicted to drugs and alcohol

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents

One in five German children have alcoholic or drug-addict parents

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’

Left party wants to legalise ‘all drugs’

Virulent ‘crocodile’ drug hits the streets

Virulent ‘crocodile’ drug hits the streets

Consumer group warns of dangerous supplements

Consumer group warns of dangerous supplements

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

Biotech benefits converting genetic engineering sceptics

Cancer experts want shock photos on cigarette packs

Cancer experts want shock photos on cigarette packs

Police make second largest cocaine haul ever

Police make second largest cocaine haul ever

Man cheats death despite shocking drunkenness

Man cheats death despite shocking drunkenness

Caffeine powder for energy drinks probed

Caffeine powder for energy drinks probed

Cannabis plants found in Greens party flower boxes

Cannabis plants found in Greens party flower boxes

Drugs plot raid reveals old woman feeding rabbits with cannabis

Drugs plot raid reveals old woman feeding rabbits with cannabis

Police doctor acquitted over forced vomiting death

Police doctor acquitted over forced vomiting death

Scandalous insurance reps filmed ‘taking drugs’ on other trips

Scandalous insurance reps filmed ‘taking drugs’ on other trips

Fake census forms probe drug consumption and penis size

Fake census forms probe drug consumption and penis size

Wulff condemns Mexican drug violence

Wulff condemns Mexican drug violence

Every fifth German has a drinking problem

Every fifth German has a drinking problem

Addicts in treatment suspected of giving children hard drugs

Addicts in treatment suspected of giving children hard drugs

Hydrangeas go missing as ‘cannabis scenesters’ experiment with flowers

Hydrangeas go missing as ‘cannabis scenesters’ experiment with flowers

Half of doctors prescribe placebos, study finds

Half of doctors prescribe placebos, study finds

Major fraud suspected with HIV drugs

Major fraud suspected with HIV drugs

Experts call for stiffer penalties on drugged-up driving

Experts call for stiffer penalties on drugged-up driving

Over 100 kilos of dope found in car

Over 100 kilos of dope found in car

Pharma experts doubt new drug testing system

Pharma experts doubt new drug testing system

O, Cannabis Tree! Police find decorated plant during bust

O, Cannabis Tree! Police find decorated plant during bust

Schlecker drugstores set for major facelift

Schlecker drugstores set for major facelift

Pot cops sport marijuana-leaf uniforms

Pot cops sport marijuana-leaf uniforms

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Binge drinking worse among girls

Binge drinking worse among girls

Böhse Onkelz singer jailed for hit-and-run accident on drugs

Böhse Onkelz singer jailed for hit-and-run accident on drugs

Chancellery allegedly ousted top pharma critic

Chancellery allegedly ousted top pharma critic

Pharmacies reportedly selling fake medication

Pharmacies reportedly selling fake medication

Politicians call for secure homes for child criminals

Politicians call for secure homes for child criminals

Jasmine scent could replace Valium, scientists discover

Jasmine scent could replace Valium, scientists discover

Berlin aims to end big pharma’s price monopoly

Berlin aims to end big pharma’s price monopoly

Fire kills four at home for addicts

Fire kills four at home for addicts

Police make biggest ever cocaine bust

Police make biggest ever cocaine bust

Israeli drugmaker Teva buys Ratiopharm

Israeli drugmaker Teva buys Ratiopharm

Rösler threatens pharma industry with drug discounts

Rösler threatens pharma industry with drug discounts

Health Ministry plans drug market reform

Health Ministry plans drug market reform

Lousy 2009 results pressure Bayer shares

Lousy 2009 results pressure Bayer shares

Fleeing man drives car into house

Fleeing man drives car into house

Fake medicine trade booming

Fake medicine trade booming

Rösler vows high drug prices to fall

Rösler vows high drug prices to fall

Germans trace Hezbollah coke smuggling profits

Germans trace Hezbollah coke smuggling profits

Teen caught in Weener returning from Dutch drug joyride

Teen caught in Weener returning from Dutch drug joyride

Bayer quarterly profit drops sharply

Bayer quarterly profit drops sharply

Group therapy deaths caused by Ecstasy overdoses

Group therapy deaths caused by Ecstasy overdoses

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

New German drug saves Aussie baby from brain-melting disease

German trucker jackknifes first himself then his rig in Sweden

German trucker jackknifes first himself then his rig in Sweden

Drug-dealing biker gang busted

Drug-dealing biker gang busted

German officials back ‘morning-after’ pill without prescription

German officials back ‘morning-after’ pill without prescription

Germans foot the bill for big pharma’s drugs

Germans foot the bill for big pharma’s drugs

Police issue warrant for doctor after group therapy drug deaths

Police issue warrant for doctor after group therapy drug deaths

‘Germany’s oldest drug dealer’ arrested at age 84

‘Germany’s oldest drug dealer’ arrested at age 84

Boy arrested at playground sandbox with heroin

Boy arrested at playground sandbox with heroin

Investigators probe 480 doctors for corruption

Investigators probe 480 doctors for corruption

German speed skater Pechstein banned for doping

German speed skater Pechstein banned for doping

Cocaine-soaked tablecloths found by Munich airport customs

Cocaine-soaked tablecloths found by Munich airport customs

Mother caught smuggling drugs into prison in baby’s diaper

Mother caught smuggling drugs into prison in baby’s diaper

Police arrest drug dealing 81-year-old granny

Police arrest drug dealing 81-year-old granny

Berlin passes synthetic heroin treatment law

Berlin passes synthetic heroin treatment law

Health officials say cocaine in Red Bull Cola harmless

Health officials say cocaine in Red Bull Cola harmless

One-fifth of underage Germans get drunk once a month

One-fifth of underage Germans get drunk once a month

Kabul calls on Germany to help fight Afghan drug trade

Kabul calls on Germany to help fight Afghan drug trade

Police raid huge pot plantation

Police raid huge pot plantation

Study shows pharmacies hand out drugs without prescriptions

Study shows pharmacies hand out drugs without prescriptions

German chess federation joins anti-doping fight

German chess federation joins anti-doping fight

Supermarket worker finds loads of cocaine in banana crates

Supermarket worker finds loads of cocaine in banana crates

Berlin’s Charité hospital downplays organic Viagra claim

Berlin’s Charité hospital downplays organic Viagra claim

Berlin scientists create organic alternative to Viagra

Berlin scientists create organic alternative to Viagra

Gas stations to ban spirits to fight youth binge drinking

Gas stations to ban spirits to fight youth binge drinking

CDU politician arrested for alleged heroin smuggling

CDU politician arrested for alleged heroin smuggling

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts

SPD pushes for synthetic heroin to be rated medicine for addicts

More Germans ‘doping’ to enhance workplace performance

More Germans ‘doping’ to enhance workplace performance

Drug mules arrested after belly x-rays

Drug mules arrested after belly x-rays

German heroin smuggler faces death penalty in Taiwan

German heroin smuggler faces death penalty in Taiwan

Colombian cocaine by mail earns Münster man 7 years prison

Colombian cocaine by mail earns Münster man 7 years prison

Herbal incense drug Spice banned

Herbal incense drug Spice banned

Court says driving on drugs not always punishable

Court says driving on drugs not always punishable

Germany to ban trendy herb drug ‘Spice’

Germany to ban trendy herb drug ‘Spice’

German model wrecks Amy Winehouse’s marriage

German model wrecks Amy Winehouse’s marriage

New teen drug trend has officials worried

New teen drug trend has officials worried

Man arrested with 300 kilos of chewing drug Khat

Man arrested with 300 kilos of chewing drug Khat

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Merck posts solid third-quarter results amid crisis

Student busted for Peruvian cocaine candy at Munich airport

Student busted for Peruvian cocaine candy at Munich airport

German health insurers reject medical marijuana coverage

German health insurers reject medical marijuana coverage

Medical association calls smoking an illness

Medical association calls smoking an illness

One-fourth of German kids smoke water pipes

One-fourth of German kids smoke water pipes

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Drugged up Danes kill one in naked Frankfurt driving rampage

Munich teens poisoned by stolen nature walk plants

Munich teens poisoned by stolen nature walk plants

Dogs to sniff out endangered species trade in Frankfurt

Dogs to sniff out endangered species trade in Frankfurt

German pensioner caught in cocaine caper

German pensioner caught in cocaine caper

Drug dealer can keep German job centre start-up business grant

Drug dealer can keep German job centre start-up business grant

Weed plantation found at Neuss drug clinic

Weed plantation found at Neuss drug clinic

Man sleeping in Düsseldorf station locker for 9 years faces jail

Man sleeping in Düsseldorf station locker for 9 years faces jail

Christiane F. back in Berlin’s drug scene

Christiane F. back in Berlin’s drug scene

Germany sharpens penalties for methamphetamines

Germany sharpens penalties for methamphetamines

Frankfurt customs agents seize piano with 16 kilos of cocaine

Frankfurt customs agents seize piano with 16 kilos of cocaine

German police raid 600 buildings in drug investigation

German police raid 600 buildings in drug investigation

German cops bust grass growing granny

German cops bust grass growing granny

German border town mobilizes against student ‘drug trail’

German border town mobilizes against student ‘drug trail’

Drug traffickers busted in Frankfurt with €7 mln in cocaine

Drug traffickers busted in Frankfurt with €7 mln in cocaine

German classical musicians turning to drugs and alcohol

German classical musicians turning to drugs and alcohol

Major US ecstasy smuggler nabbed

Major US ecstasy smuggler nabbed

German cannabis growth on the rise

German cannabis growth on the rise

Study: German youth boozing on the rise

Study: German youth boozing on the rise

Former hardline judge Schill caught snorting cocaine

Former hardline judge Schill caught snorting cocaine

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Police paid snitches in drugs