Nigerian arrested with banned drug

September 7th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Mumbai police's anti-narcotics cell (ANC) arrested a Nigerian national for allegedly possessing the banned drug amphetamine with the intention to sell it, police said here Friday.Identified ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized

August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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South African woman held at Mumbai airport

August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A South African woman was Friday arrested for carrying 18 kg of amphetamine, a banned drug, at the Mumbai international airport, a customs official said."We have ... Read more...

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500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai

August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... Read more...

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Australians, New Zealanders world’s biggest cannabis users

January 6th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australians and New Zealanders are the biggest cannabis users in the world, said a report published in the medial journal The Lancet.According to the report, the ... Read more...

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Love of coffee could hook you on drugs

October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Love of coffee could also get you hooked on drugs -- so beware, warn scientistsThose who respond well to caffeine, found in energy drinks too, often ... Read more...

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Dutch drive more often under influence of drugs

September 27th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 27 (IANS) The Dutch drive cars under the influence of drugs more often than those in any other European country, new research shows.The study, by Dutch road ... Read more...

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Belgium city biggest cocaine user in Europe

August 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belgian city of Antwerp is Europe's biggest user of cocaine, leaving behind London and Amsterdam, a study said.The research studied waste water of 21 ... Read more...

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Why anorexics don’t like eating

May 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The reason anorexic young women don't like to eat may finally be out. Instead of igniting pleasure, food affects the part of the brain that triggers ... Read more...

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Dr Death traces found in dead skier Jonathan Myles Robinson’s blood

March 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Medical investigator examining the body of British skier Jonathan Myles Robinson has revealed that they found traces of Dr. Death in his blood.Dr. Death is another ... Read more...

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UK man pulled over for erratic driving had eight different drugs in his body

January 28th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A man in UK, who was pulled over for driving erratically, has been arrested after he was found to have consumed eight different drugs.Tests showed that Jamie Harrison, ... Read more...

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Alcohol consumption may increase drug abuse risk: Study

December 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new research has suggested that ingesting moderate amount of alcohol may increase an individual's risk of amphetamine abuse.Amphetamines are large group of drugs known as stimulants, ... Read more...

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UK becomes ‘cocaine capital of the western world’

November 11th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A major international study has revealed that the UK may have become the cocaine capital of the world because the greatest consumers of cocaine in the developed world ... Read more...

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210 drug traffickers held in Saudi Arabia

September 29th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 29 (IANS) Saudi authorities Wednesday said they have arrested 210 drug traffickers, including Indians, in the last three months.A total of 133 Saudis were among the arrested people, while the ... Read more...

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Bench warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan

September 21st, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Bench warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan.On Monday, a judge issued a bench warrant against the former child star Lindsay Lohan. The judge ... Read more...

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Extended drug use damages brain

September 5th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 5 (IANS) Use of narcotics like ecstasy, ice and speed for a long time leads to brain damage, a study by Australian doctors has said. Doctors at the Royal Perth Hospital ... Read more...

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Long-term impact of drug use - ‘Brain damage’

September 5th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 5 (ANI): A new research on ecstasy, ice and speed users in Australia has uncovered tell-tale signs of brain damage.The study adds to concerns over the long-term impact of drug ... Read more...

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Massive drug haul in Saudi Arabia

July 19th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, July 19 (IANS) Saudi authorities have launched a crackdown on narcotics and have seized massive amounts of synthetic drugs and alcohol in the first six months of 2010. Customs officials have seized ... Read more...

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New policy soon to stop drug abuse

June 26th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a UN report stating that drug use is shifting towards new substances and new markets, the Indian government is contemplating a national policy ... Read more...

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Van der Sloot Lawyer Plans To Strike Confession - Did FBI Pay Him?

June 10th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Amidst rumors that he was paid by the FBI, Joran van der Sloot recently admitted to the murder of Stephany Flores, a 21 year old Peruvian woman, a confession which ... Read more...

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American Country Singer, Mindy McCready, Endeavors Suicide

May 29th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This is a startling piece of news. It has been divulged that Mindy McCready, the reasonably renowned American country singer, endeavored to exterminate her life ... Read more...

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Sex tape country singer Mindy McCready’s failed suicide attempt

May 27th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Singer Mindy McCready, who released a sex tape, tried to kill herself by taking a near lethal dose of prescription pills, her mother has revealed.In an interview with ... Read more...

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Atlanta Braves Players Suspended Post Drug Test

May 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three of the team members of the Atlanta Braves have been suspended for regularly using an illegal sports drug. The three had to undergo drug ... Read more...

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Whiff of exhaled air enough to detect drugs

May 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A whiff of exhaled air may now be enough to detect traces of drugs with the help of a new technique, a study says. "Traditionally, drug tests have ... Read more...

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Convicted drug dealer asks for sex in UK prison!

May 18th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): A convicted drug dealer in Britain has been making demands for sex in the prison to be allowed, stating that convicts in the UK are being denied their ... Read more...

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Popping Pills Proves To Be An Efficient Way To Boost Brain Power In American Colleges

April 26th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Today, a mounting amount of vigorous people are utilizing drugs without a recommendation as a way to advance their cerebral functioning.This process is referred to ... Read more...

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Chantel Kendall Accuses Jason Kendall Of Adderall Abuse

March 9th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jason Kendall is trying it hard but in the courtrooms and not in the baseball grounds. The Kansas City Royals catcher is struggling with his divorce ... Read more...

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FDA issues warning about the diet pill Meridia

January 24th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA has issued warnings about the popular diet pill Meridia. It is quite a popular weight-loss drug, and is used by a lot of people ... Read more...

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Agassi reveals his father gave him drugs to take before matches

November 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Eight time Grand Slam winner and one of the finest tennis players, Andre Agassi's revelation that his father Mike Agassi asked him to take the drug speed before ... Read more...

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Amphetamine abuse by teens can lead to memory loss in adulthood

October 22nd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study by American researchers has found that that a high intake of amphetamine during adolescence can lead to long-term memory impairments.The study team led by Joshua ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona ‘refusing to give up drugs’

August 30th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Drug-scandal hit Kerry Katona has still not gotten over her coke-snorting habit, it has emerged.The disgraced and bankrupt TV star is undergoing an emotional meltdown and just can't ... Read more...

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Young India falling prey to party drugs: UN official

July 5th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Youth in India and China face huge risks from party drugs like Ecstasy and Adam because of their large populations and increasing disposable income, a ... Read more...

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Dopamine neuron firing facilitates brain’s prediction of rewards

April 4th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Phasic firing of midbrain dopamine neurons helps the brain to differentiate between rewarding and aversive events, according to a study.The study was a collaborative effort by Carlos Paladini, ... Read more...

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Risky behaviour linked to unresponsive brain reward circuitry

December 30th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that risk takers pursue a life of danger and thrills in a bid to stimulate their minds which are less ... Read more...

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Furore over teen drug tips in ”User’’s Guide to Speed”

November 24th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): Anti-drugs campaigners were enraged after teenage school students were provided with a controversial brochure called ''A User''s Guide to Speed'', when they attended a State Government-promoted anti-drug ... Read more...

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