In an unfortunate incident, a 14-year-old straight A student died after inhaling computer keyboard cleaner.
It is a growing trend among teenagers and is known as huffing, bagging or dusting.
Aria Doherty, from Los Angeles,US, died on Monday.
Five Australian teenagers were rushed to the hospital last weekend after taking the LSD drug imprinted with an image of Korean pop icon Psy doing a 'Gangnam Style' dance.
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Gay men are increasingly using a deadly cocktail of drugs to enhance their sexual experience.
Mr Wong Teck Siong, 28, was the latest death from drug-fuelled sex that went awry.
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He's a former drug addict who has lived his life in and out of jail.
But his life is now limited by terminal cancer.
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He was a loving father and caring husband – when he was not abusing drugs.
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She was slapped and immersed in water until she drowned. An autopsy showed that she was also sexually abused before she died.
Alex (not his real name) attended many drug parties more than 10 years ago.
Now in his 30s and sobered up, Alex said that he would meet his friends at a club, consume Ecstasy tablets and dance the night away.
A 16-year-old student from a top secondary school here has been arrested on suspicion of drug abuse.
The talk in school was that he had been abusing cannabis and methamphetamine, better known on the street as ganja and ice.
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Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers swooped down on the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), found some drugs and arrested three men on Wednesday afternoon.
Well-known model and blogger Celestina Tiew, 22, was arrested by the police last Tuesday for alleged drug use.
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