It’s illegal for drug companies to advertise to consumers almost everywhere in the world. The only exceptions are the US and New Zealand.
In the Netherlands heroin addicts are given free heroin at clinics three times a day. Some addicts complain that the government makes being an addict too easy for an individual, but overall heroin addiction has decreased.
Marijuana is technically illegal in Amsterdam, the law enforcement simply turns a blind-eye to the “coffee shops” that sell it.
Opium cultivation in Afghanistan has increased 300% in 2013 when compared to the 7 years prior to the U.S. invasion.
While shooting The Blues Brothers movie, they had a budget for cocaine.
In 2010 three burglars who thought they had found a stash of cocaine ended up snorting the ashes of a man and his two great danes.
After the conclusion of the hit TV Show Breaking Bad, US Police noticed a distinct increase in the popularity of crystal meth, and manufacturers would actually dye their meth blue using dangerous chemicals just to resemble the meth seen in the show.
A scientist in the 60s gave LSD to dolphins in an attempt to teach them English.
The British government’s advisor on illegal drugs was fired in 2009 after arguing that ecstasy and LSD were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco.