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Two Hungarian kayakers withdrawn from the Olympic team after failing dope test

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Népszabadság thinks the blame should be laid at the door of officials who make a good living risking the health of young athletes. READ MORE

Mandatory drug test planned for children

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Commentators across the political spectrum find a Fidesz proposal to introduce mandatory drug tests for children highly controversial and potentially counterproductive. READ MORE

8th district drug users’ centre closes down

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A liberal pundit fears that hepatitis and AIDS may spread in Budapest as the right-wing mayor has withdrawn support from a drug users’ contact point in his district. His right-wing colleague finds the liberals guilty of fear-mongering. READ MORE

Could strict drug laws damage our health?

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The effectiveness of the ongoing war on substance abuse in Hungary draws an ironic commentary from a liberal commentator. Young Hungarians are turning to designer drugs sold as fertilizers, instead of traditional drugs. They may prove even more harmful. READ MORE