The owner of a racehorse that won a race last month in Malta has been fined after the horse tested positive for several different drugs. According to the Times of Malta, The Malta Racing Club has fined the owner of a six-year-old mare named Halina Jibay €350 after the horse tested positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, ketamine, and stanozolol which is a synthetic steroid. The owner, whose identity was not released, was also barred from entering…"Horse Tests Positive for Cocaine, Meth, Ketamine After Winning Race"
Cannabis is a drug crop with a long history in Africa. Alongside coca and opium poppy, it has been subjected to international control for nearly a century. The International Opium Convention of 1925 institutionalised the international control system and extended the scope of control to cannabis. In 1961 a new international convention was adopted to replace the existing multilateral treaties for control of narcotic drugs. The prohibitionist framework it provided for control of cannabis was…"Cannabis policy changes in Africa are positive, but small farms lose"