Tag Archives: drugs

Has Lance Armstrong’s reputation been destroyed forever?

Lance Armstrong. Photo: brassynn

Following the allegations of cheating, has Lance Armstrong’s reputation been destroyed forever? Lucie Henson reports.

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Acceptable in the ’80s

The '80s were a decade of excess but the music industry has changed drastically. Photo: Mikey Suffield

Drugs, alcohol and excess was all part of being in a rock band in the ‘80s. Rebecca Caroline examines why 30 years later things have changed.

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Lincoln City Council staff blunders revealed

The City of Lincoln Council offices in Beaumont Fee. Photo: Jack Dobson for The Linc

Scandal is engulfing the Lincoln City Council after it emerged staff have been falsifying timesheets and sexually harassing colleagues, among other things.

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Meow Meow’s ninth life is up

People caught with the drug now face up to 14 years in prison | Photo: Anneka James

Following its connection with the deaths of two Lincolnshire teenagers, the legal high mephedrone, otherwise known as Meow Meow, has been banned since Monday, April 19th.

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Mephedrone: UK’s favorite new drug

The new craze drug, Mephedrone, comes in powder form. | Photo: Anneka James.

Mephedrone is a new legal high beginning to cross clubs all over the UK. Candi Hindocha looks into the new drug, and the dangers behind taking it.

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Young girls protected against cervical cancer

The cervical cancer vaccine, known as the HPV jab, has been given to more than a million young girls in the UK. While there has been some concern, the jab is extremely safe.

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‘Smart drugs’ aren’t so clever

The use of perscription drugs as study aids has been criticised by the Director of Student Services at the University of Lincoln.

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Don’t talk to Frank

Alcohol causes about 15,000 deaths per year, whilst Ecstasy causes just 30. Should we stop listening to the politicians’ anti-drug advice?

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