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Whitney Houston's cousin has criticised Kanye West for using a photograph of the late singer's drug-ridden bathroom as the cover for an album cover he produced.

Whitney Houston's family livid at Kanye West album cover 1 hour ago

"Did you think this through? And if you did, why did you do this?"

Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto.

Gran sentenced to death says it's 'obvious' she's innocent

The Sydney woman faces hanging after being convicted by a Malaysian court.

LSD molecule, artwork

US airmen in charge of nuclear missiles caught using LSD

"I absolutely just loved altering my mind,' testified one.

NZ police

Meth found in Aucklanders' car

The men were travelling through Murchison when they were pulled over.


What too much alcohol does to your liver

The contrast has to be seen to be believed.

Cocaine powder in plastic bag with a packages

NZ the priciest place to buy cocaine, MDMA - survey

If you're a Kiwi and like to dabble with illegal substances, you're in the wrong country.

Watch: Massey High principal Glen Denham defends teaching kids drug-use safety.

Are we really teaching kids how to do P?

The booklet given to Massey High School students offered advice for meth users.

Mary McAleese, President of Ireland 1997-2011.

Writer high on ketamine while serving drinks to President of Ireland

He insists he didn't mean to take drugs on the day he had to work.

The scene of the fatal shooting in April.

Woman charged after allegedly supplying meth to man shot by police

The man was killed in April after approaching officers with a machete.

When does educating students about safe drug use cross over into promoting drugs? The AM Show discussed the issue with Massey High School principal Glen Denham on Thursday.

Kiwis are torn on educating safe drug use in schools

The Ministry of Education says alcohol and drug education is an important part of learning.

Methamphetamine also known as crystal meth

Meth easier to get and cheaper to buy - study

A new study shows imported meth is infiltrating New Zealand's regions and small towns.

Drug traffickers cut open the puppies and implanted heroin packets into their bellies.

Puppies cut open to traffic heroin

One of the drug traffickers was a veterinarian.

Some of the instructions included in a pamphlet given to Massey High School students.

School defends pamphlet on how to use meth

Massey High School says an outraged parent took the instruction guide out of context.

Sharon Armstrong fell for a scam.

Romance scam victim who wound up in jail releases tell-all book

She flew half way around the world for love, only to be arrested and jailed for smuggling cocaine.

A registered nurse explains why she supports the use of medicinal cannabis.

Weed doesn't make stoners permanently slow - study

It only takes three days of sobriety bring potheads back to Earth, new research finds.


Instagram fame-hungry 22yo jailed

Canadian woman Melina Roberge was trying to fund her lavish lifestyle, the court heard.

Around 12 people are murdered everyday in the resort town of Acapulco.

Bullet-ridden body washes up on popular Mexican beach

In a shocking photograph, Mexico's drug war has collided with its tourist market.

Kiwis ordering prescription drugs online is driving a booming black market.

Kiwis buying drugs on dark web warned - it's not worth the risk

Experts say ordering online carries huge dangers, as none of the drugs have been tested.

A cancer drug has been slashed in price.

Price of life-saving cancer drugs drops from $211,000 to $42

Australians with Hodgkin's lymphoma will now be able to afford Keytruda.

Dark web drug trafficking by Kiwis is on the rise, a report says.

Drug trafficking by Kiwis using dark web is booming - report

Drug seizures at the international mail centre have more than doubled in the past five years.